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Pork ‘n’ Pepper Stir-fry

I like the taste of chop suey, so I came up with my own recipe. This speedy stir-fry is the satisfying result.—Opal Hoferer, Topeka, Kansas
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings


  • 1-1/2 cups julienned celery
  • 1 medium green or sweet red pepper, julienned
  • 1 medium onion, cut into wedges
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1-1/4 cups cold water
  • 1 cup cubed cooked pork, beef or chicken
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Hot cooked rice


  • In a skillet, stir-fry celery, green pepper, onion and garlic in oil until crisp-tender. Combine cornstarch and water until smooth; stir into vegetables. Add pork, soy sauce and salt. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Serve over rice.
Nutrition Facts
1 cup: 211 calories, 14g fat (2g saturated fat), 32mg cholesterol, 668mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 2g fiber), 12g protein.

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  • ERBK2
    Jan 4, 2008

    I think I'll add a can of pineapple chunks the next time but it is really good as is.