High Protein Chinese Pork and Noodles

Noodles to Chinese cuisine is what rice is to Indian culinary. Throw in some healthy veggies, lean pork and what do you have? A self-contained, well balanced meal that offers Carbohydrates, Proteins, Fats, Fiber enrobed in the mouthwatering flavors characteristic of everyone's favorite - Chinese food. What more could one ask for?

Ingredients

Lean pork tenderloin 1/2 Pound
Pineapple chunks in juice 8 Ounce (Drained And Juice Reserved)
Low sodium soy sauce 1 Tablespoon
Honey 1 Teaspoon
Garlic 4 Clove (20 gm) , finely chopped
Cornstarch 1 Tablespoon (Made into a slurry with little water)
Whole wheat noodles 4 Ounce (Uncooked)
Dark sesame oil 2 Teaspoon
Low sodium chicken broth 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Onion 1/2 Medium , sliced
Red bell pepper 1 Medium , chopped (1 Cup)
Broccoli florets 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Bok choy stalks 4 , chopped
Snow chinese pea pods 4 Ounce

Directions

GETTING READY

1. Cut pork into 1/4-inch slices. In a medium glass bowl, mix reserved pineapple juice, soy sauce, honey, garlic and cornstarch. Stir in pork. Cover and refrigerate 1 hour.

MAKING

2. Cook and drain noodles. Spray wok or 10-inch nonstick skillet with cooking spray heat over medium-high heat. Add oil rotate wok to coat inside. Add the pork stir fry for 2 minutes. Remove pork.

3. Add broth, onion, bell pepper , broccoli and bok choy to wok stir fry for 6 minutes.

4. Next add pea pods, pineapple and noodles. Cook for 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Add the pork back. Cook about 1 minute, stirring constantly,on high heat, until sauce is thickened and pork is no longer pink in the center.

SERVING

5. Serve hot along with a glass of chilled fresh lime soda.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 90 Minutes
Ready In: 90 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 306Calories from Fat 56

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 6 g9.2%

Saturated Fat 1 g5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 144 mg6%

Total Carbohydrates 45 g15%

Dietary Fiber 4 g16%

Sugars 16 g

Protein 19 g38%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet