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Tasty Stir-Fry Pork

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Stir-fried pork with bell peppers and carrots in a sweet-sour sauce cooks up in about 5 minutes for a quick weeknight meal. Chicken or shrimp may be substituted for the pork. Serve with hot cooked rice. Stir-fried pork has a scrumptious taste with the vegetables and pork nicely blended in the sweet and sour sauce.
  Green bell pepper 2 Medium, sliced
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), finely chopped
  Distilled white vinegar 4 Tablespoon
  Cornstarch 1 Teaspoon, dissolved in 1 teaspoon water
  Water 1 Teaspoon (For Dissolving The Cornstarch)
  Green bell peppers 2 Medium, sliced
  Carrots 4 , sliced
  Chopped peeled ginger 1 Tablespoon
  Finely chopped garlic 2 Clove (10 gm)
  Pork tenderloin 1 Pound, trimmed of silver skin
  Cornstarch 1 Tablespoon
  Dry sherry 1 Tablespoon
  Vegetable oil 1 Tablespoon
  Sugar 5 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  White distilled vinegar 4 Tablespoon
  Soy sauce 3 Tablespoon
  Dry sherry 2 Tablespoon
  Ketchup 3 Tablespoon
  Cornstarch 1 Teaspoon (Dissolved In Tsp Water)
  Vegetable cooking 4 Tablespoon (For Cooking)
  Hot cooked rice 1 Cup (16 tbs)

1) Cut the pork crosswise into slices about 1/4-inch-thick and then cut the slices into thin strips.
2) Put the pork into a bowl and toss with the cornstarch to coat the strips. Stir in the salt, dry sherry, and vegetable oil, and mix well.
3) In a bowl, prepare the sweet-sour sauce by mixing the sugar, salt, vinegar, soy sauce, sherry, ketchup, and dissolved cornstarch together.
4) Heat a large skillet or wok over high heat. Saute the the peppers and carrots in the heated oil. Stir well and add the ginger and garlic. Stir and cook about 1 minute.
5) Stir in the pork and continue cooking until the pork is cooked through for about 4-5 minutes.
6) Pour in the sauce, stir a few times until the sauce thickens, and the stir-fry is done. Turn into a serving dish and serve with hot cooked rice.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Stir Fried
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes
There is no need to call for a takeout when yummy stir-fry can be prepared at home. Juicy chunks of pork stir-fried with sauces and veggies makes for an excellent main dish. Greg Patent shows you how you can create wonder with pork using this recipe.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 529 Calories from Fat 164

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 18 g28.3%

Saturated Fat 2.8 g13.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 73.7 mg24.6%

Sodium 1184.4 mg49.3%

Total Carbohydrates 60 g19.9%

Dietary Fiber 6.3 g25.3%

Sugars 28.2 g

Protein 30 g60.4%

Vitamin A 215% Vitamin C 209.9%

Calcium 6.8% Iron 19%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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