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Pork And Peanuts

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This Pork and Peanuts dish is rich and filling and leaves you wishing you had prepared more of it. The nuts compliment the cooked pork and add to the flavor of the dish.
  Peanuts 1⁄2 Pound
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Oil 1 Teaspoon
  Lean pork 1 Pound
  Cornstarch 1 Teaspoon
  Soy sauce 1 Tablespoon
  Sherry 1 Tablespoon
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm)
  Oil 2 Tablespoon
  Mushrooms 4 Ounce
  Celery stick 2
  Scallions 2
  Oyster sauce 1 Tablespoon
  Stock/Water 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)

Shell the nuts, sprinkle with salt and fry in the oil for 2-3 minutes.
Drain on kitchen paper.
Cut the pork into shreds; add the cornflour (cornstarch), soy sauce and sherry.
Crush the garlic, add to the meat and mix well.
Heat the oil in another pan and fry the meat quickly, stirring all the time, for 2 minutes.
Wash and slice the mushrooms; wash and thinly slice the celery; chop the spring onions (scallions).
Add the vegetables to the pan with the oyster sauce, nuts and stock or water.
Cook for 3 minutes.

Recipe Summary

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Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 586 Calories from Fat 371

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 43 g66.6%

Saturated Fat 7.2 g36.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 77.5 mg25.8%

Sodium 982.4 mg40.9%

Total Carbohydrates 14 g4.7%

Dietary Fiber 5.7 g22.8%

Sugars 3.3 g

Protein 40 g80.7%

Vitamin A 3.5% Vitamin C 6.8%

Calcium 7.9% Iron 23.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Pork And Peanuts Recipe