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Cashew Pork

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For marinade
  Soy sauce 1 Tablespoon
  Shao hsing wine/Dry sherry 2 Teaspoon
  Cornstarch 1 Teaspoon
  Lean boneless pork 1⁄2 Pound, cut into 1/2 inch cubes
  Vegetable oil 2 Tablespoon
  Minced garlic 1 Teaspoon
  Minced ginger 1 Teaspoon
  Onion 1 Small, diced
  Carrot 1 Small, diced
  Celery stalk 1 , diced
  Zucchini 1 Small, diced
  Chicken broth 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Soy sauce 2 Tablespoon
  Sesame oil 1 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cornstarch 1 Teaspoon, mixed with 2 teaspoons water
  Water 2 Teaspoon
  Unsalted roasted cashews/Toasted blanched almonds 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)

Combine marinade ingredients in a small bowl.
Add pork and stir to coat.
Set aside for 30 minutes.
Place a wok or wide frying pan over high heat until hot.
Add vegetable oil, swirling to coat sides.
Add garlic and ginger and cook, stirring, until fragrant, about 5 seconds.
Add pork and stir-fry for 2 minutes or until lightly browned.
Add onion, carrot, celery, zucchini, and broth.
Cover and cook for 2 minutes or until carrot is crisp-tender.
Add soy sauce, sesame oil, and sugar; stir well to combine.
Add cornstarch solution and cook, stirring, until sauce boils and thickens.
Stir in nuts just before serving.

Recipe Summary

Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1574 Calories from Fat 1035

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 116 g177.8%

Saturated Fat 26.1 g130.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 136.1 mg45.4%

Sodium 3022.4 mg125.9%

Total Carbohydrates 69 g22.9%

Dietary Fiber 9.9 g39.5%

Sugars 18.3 g

Protein 70 g140.2%

Vitamin A 177% Vitamin C 68.8%

Calcium 11.4% Iron 54.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Cashew Pork Recipe