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Stir Fried Pork With Cucumber

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Ingredients
  Pork fillet 12 Ounce (375 Gram, Tenderloins)
  Cucumber 1
  Corn flour 1 Tablespoon
  Chicken stock/Water 1⁄2 Pint (150 Milliliter)
  Soy sauce 2 Tablespoon
  Dry sherry/Sherry vinegar 2 Tablespoon
  Vegetable oil 1 Tablespoon
  Onion 1 , thinly sliced
  Fresh ginger root piece 1 Inch, peeled, cut into matchsticks
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Keep pork inside a wrapper and freeze for about 1 hour until just frozen.
2. Trim away all remaining fat from the meat.
3. Cut the pork diagonally into 5 mm thick slices.
4. Cut the slices into thin strips.
5. Discard the nds of the cucumber and cut it into 6 equal pieces.
6. Cut each piece into quarters lengthways and then scoop out and discard the seeds.
7. In a jug, blend corn flour with 2 tablespoons of stock or water.
8. Add the remaining stock or water, the soy sauce and sherry or vinegar into the jug.
9. Stir well to combine.
10. Heat a wok or deep frying pan until hot.

MAKING
11. In the heated wok, add the oil and heat over moderate heat until hot.
12. Add onion and ginger.
13. Stir-fry for a few seconds.
14. Add pork slice and increase the heat to high.
15. Stir-fry for 2-3 minutes.
16. Add the corn flour mixture and bring to a boil over high heat.
17. Cook with constant stirring until the sauce thickens and is glossy.
18. Add cucumber and stir-fry for 1-2 minutes until the meat is tender and the cucumber is hot.
19. Season with salt and pepper.

SERVING
20. Serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Chinese
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Stir Fried
Dish: 
Curry
Ingredient: 
Pork
Interest: 
Gourmet
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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