Archive for August 21st, 2011

Tonight was a dig through freezer and see what I could throw together event.  A few months back there was a good sale on pork steaks, so that became my focus. Finding some frozen bell peppers in assorted colors just sealed the fate of the pork.  I also wanted something that wouldn’t be heavy on the stomach in this heat, luck would have it this fit the bill nicely.


Asian Pork Stir-Fry.

1 pork steak, sliced into thin slices and fried until done in 2 tbsp sesame oil.

1 can green beans

1 cup julianne sliced bell peppers (yellow, green, orange, red varieties)

1/2 cup sliced yellow onion

3 garlic cloves, minced

1/2 cup chow mein noodles


1/2 cup orange juice (reserve 2 tbsp to use to add cornstarch later)

3 tbsp soy sauce

2 tbsp honey

1 tsp red pepper flakes

1 tsp ginger

1/8 tsp black pepper

2 tsp corn starch


1.) Heat oil in pan with minced garlic and onion.  Add pork and cook until browned and cooked through.

2.) Add bell peppers to pork and let sit on simmer.

3.) In pot mix all other ingredients together and bring to boil, thicken with corn starch.

4.) Pour sauce over pork and stir well.  Let simmer 5 minutes to infuse flavors.

5.) While finishing pork, make rice to serve it with.


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