Szechwan Pork

8
Total Time
21 min
Prep
14 min
Cook
7 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
The deep, nutty taste of dark sesame oil is a common flavor in Asian dishes.

Ingredients

dark sesame oil

2 tsp

uncooked pork tenderloin

1 pound(s), cut into 1-inch pieces

ginger root

2 tsp, peeled and minced

garlic clove(s)

3 medium clove(s), minced

sweet red pepper(s)

1 medium, cut into strips

hot pepper sauce

cup(s)

smooth reduced fat peanut butter

2 Tbsp

low sodium soy sauce

1 Tbsp

cooked white rice

2 cup(s), hot

uncooked scallion(s)

¼ cup(s), sliced

Instructions

  1. Heat oil in a nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add pork, ginger and garlic; stir-fry 1 minute. Add bell pepper; stir-fry 2 minutes. Add picante sauce, peanut butter and soy sauce; stir-fry 3 minutes or until pork loses its pink color and sauce is thick.
  2. Transfer pork and rice to individual plates and top with green onions. Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1⁄2 cup meat mixture and 1⁄2 cup rice).

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