Pork has always been popular in China. This colorful stir-fry pairs pork with ginger, chili, peppers, and bok choy or Chinese cabbage. For a spicier stir-fry, leave the seeds in the jalapeno chiles.
- For Marinade:
- 1/4 cup soy sauce
- 3 tablespoons mirin
- 2 tablespoons oriental sesame oil
- 1 tablespoon dark brown sugar
- 1 1/2 pounds pork tenderloin, cut across grain into 1/4-inch-thick slices
- 3/4 cup canned reduced-sodium chicken broth
- For Stir Fry:
- 1 tablespoon cornstarch
- 6 tablespoons peanut oil
- 3 scallions, minced
- 2 tablespoons minced peeled fresh ginger
- 6 garlic cloves, minced
- 1 to 2 jalapeno or serrano chiles, minced
1 1/2 pounds bok choy or Chinese cabbage, cut crosswise into 1/4-inch-thick slices
- 2 red bell peppers, cut into 1/2-inch dice
FOR MARINADE: Mix first 4 ingredients in large glass bowl to blend. Add pork; toss to coat. Marinate 20 minutes. Using slotted spoon, transfer pork to medium bowl. Add chicken broth to marinade. Reserve pork and marinade separately.
FOR STIR FRY: Mix cornstarch with 1 tablespoon marinade mixture in small bowl to form paste. Heat large wok over high heat until almost smoking. Heat 3 tablespoons peanut oil in wok until very hot. Add scallions, ginger, garlic and chiles. Stir-fry just until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Add pork and stir-fry until just cooked through, about 3 minutes. Using slotted spoon, transfer pork to bowl.
Add remaining oil to wok. Add cabbage and bell peppers and stir-fry until crisp-tender, about 2 minutes. Return pork to wok. Add reserved marinade; bring to boil. Stir cornstarch mixture to blend, add to wok. Simmer until sauce thickens, stirring constantly, about 30 seconds.
Transfer mixture to serving bowl. Serve with rice.
Recipe reprinted by permission of Publisher. All rights reserved.
nutrition information per serving
549 calories; 34g total fat; 111mg cholesterol; 1135mg sodium; 19g carbohydrates; 4g fiber; 41g protein
These nutrition facts are calculated according to the ingredients listed in this recipe. Any substitutions will change these facts. Although we strive for accuracy, please note that food manufacturers occasionally change their food formulas, which could affect the calculations as shown.
Don't Miss Out
Get an instant coupon for 10% off your next order*
plus the latest recipes, exclusive offers, and more straight to your inbox.
*Some restrictions apply.
Sorry, it appears that you already have subscribed to Cooking.com e-mails.
Click here to modify your email preferences.Close
Sign-up in progress...
Thanks for subscribing and please enjoy the coupons, recipes and special offers coming your way!Close
Your instant coupon code is:
Enter code during checkout to receive 10% off your purchase.* This code will also be emailed to you.Close and Continue
*Some restrictions apply. To see restrictions, click here .