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Microwaved Pork Chow Mein

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  Lean pork 1 Pound, cut in small pieces
  Thinly sliced celery 2 Cup (32 tbs) (On The Diagonal)
  Chopped onion 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Cornstarch 2 Tablespoon
  Water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Canned mixed vegetables 19 Ounce, drained, rinsed (1 Can)
  Beef broth 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Soy sauce 2 Tablespoon
  Brown sauce/Molasses 1 Tablespoon
  Ginger 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cornstarch 1 Tablespoon

1. Put meat into a 2-quart glass casserole. Cover with an all-glass lid or plastic wrap. Cook in microwave oven 4 minutes at HIGH, or until meat begins to lose its pink color; stir once.
2. Add celery and onion to meat; mix. Cook covered in microwave oven 3 minutes at HIGH.
3. Blend 2 tablespoons cornstarch with water; stir into meat mixture. Add Chinese vegetables, broth, soy sauce, brown sauce and ginger; mix well.
4. Cook covered in microwave oven 20 to 25 minutes at SIMMER, or until meat is tender; stir twice during cooking. If sauce does not seem thick enough halfway through cooking, remove 1/4 cup of cooking liquid, cool slightly and mix in remaining cornstarch. Stir into casserole mixture and continue cooking.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1203 Calories from Fat 243

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 27 g41.6%

Saturated Fat 9.2 g46%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 308.4 mg102.8%

Sodium 3794.4 mg158.1%

Total Carbohydrates 120 g40%

Dietary Fiber 23.6 g94.3%

Sugars 26.9 g

Protein 115 g230.4%

Vitamin A 1277.9% Vitamin C 84.3%

Calcium 33% Iron 68.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Microwaved Pork Chow Mein Recipe