ingredients

  • 1/2 cup plum preserves
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon prepared horseradish
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 medium sweet yellow pepper or green pepper, julienned
  • 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger or 1/2 to 1 teaspoon minced fresh gingerroot
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 3 medium ripe pears, peeled and sliced
  • 1 pound pork tenderloin, cut into 1/4-inch strips
  • 1 can (8 ounces) sliced water chestnuts, drained
  • 1 1/2 cups fresh or frounceen snow peas
  • Hot cooked rice

directions

In a bowl, combine the first six ingredients; set aside.

In a skillet or wok, stir-fry yellow pepper and ginger in oil for 2 minutes. Add the pears; stir-fry for 1 minute or until pepper is crisp-tender. Remove and keep warm.

Stir-fry half of the pork at a time for 1-2 minutes or until meat is no longer pink.

Return the pear mixture and all of the pork to pan. Add water chestnuts and reserved sauce. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes. Add the peas and heat through. Sprinkle with almonds.

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Recipe reprinted by permission of Reiman Publications, LLC. © 2002. All rights reserved.

RecID 4961

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