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Fruited Pork

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Ingredients
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Cider vinegar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Light molasses 2 Tablespoon
  Soy sauce 1 Tablespoon
  Pepper 1 Dash
  Boneless pork loin roast 1 Pound, cut into thin strips, 2 x 1/4 inch size
  Apple 1 Medium, chopped
  Chopped walnuts 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Raisins 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Canned mandarin orange sections 11 Ounce, drained and 1/4 cup juice reserved
  Cornstarch 5 Teaspoon (1 Tablespoon Plus 2 Teaspoons)
Directions

In 2-qt casserole mix water, vinegar, molasses, soy sauce and pepper.
Microwave at High 1 to 2 1/2 minutes, or until blended, stirring after half the time.
Stir in pork; cover.
Marinate 1 hour at room temperature.
Drain, reserving 2 tablespoons marinade.
Microwave, uncovered, at 70% (Medium-High) 3 to 6 minutes, or until meat is no longer pink, stirring after half the time.
Add reserved marinade, apple, walnuts and raisins.
Spoon into freezer container.
Label and freeze no longer than 2 months.
To serve, remove from container and place in 2-qt casserole; cover.
Microwave at 70% (Medium-High) 11 to 17 minutes, or until heated, breaking apart and stirring 2 or 3 times.
Drain liquid into 4-cup measure.
Stir orange sections into casserole; cover.
Let stand.
Blend cornstarch and 1/4 cup reserved juice.
Stir into liquid in 4-cup measure.
Microwave at High 2 to 3 minutes, or until thickened, stirring 3 or 4 times.
Mix into casserole.
Serve over rice, if desired.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Microwaving
Occasion: 
Wedding
Ingredient: 
Pork
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
17 Minutes
Ready In: 
27 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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