Pork and Red Chile Stir-Fry

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Quick Facts

Servings: 4
Prep Time: 10 min.
Cook Time: 10 min.
Total: 20 min.
The amount of garlic, soy sauce, and crushed red pepper can easily be adjusted in this stir-fry to suit your family's tastes.

Ingredients

  • 1 lb boneless pork loin, cut into stir-fry strips
  • 1 tsp vegetable oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 3/4 lb fresh green beans, cut into 2-inch lengths or 1 10-oz pkg. frozen cut green beans
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • 2 tsp soy sauce
  • 1/2 tsp red pepper, crushed
  • 1 tsp fresh ginger root, grated
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 1 tsp rice vinegar

Directions

  • Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over high heat; add pork strips and garlic and cook and stir until pork is no longer pink, about 3-4 minutes. Add green beans; stir-fry until beans and pork are tender, about 5 minutes. Push the meat and beans to one side of skillet. Add sugar, soy sauce, red pepper and ginger; stir to dissolve sugar. Add sesame oil and vinegar. Stir to coat meat and beans.
Recipe courtesy of the National Pork Board

Serving Suggestion: Good over crunchy noodles.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 195
  Calories from Fat 55 (28%)
(10%)Total Fat 6g
(8%)Saturated Fat 2g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 3g
(25%)Cholesterol 74mg
(6%)Sodium 151mg
(18%)Potassium 615mg
Total Carbohydrate 10g
(12%)Dietary Fiber 3g
Sugars 3g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(51%)Protein 26g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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