Pork & Asparagus Stir Fry
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Pork & Asparagus Stir Fry

Tender, delicious and loaded in health benefits it is hard to resist this pork and asparagus stir fry.
Course Entree
Cuisine American
Keyword pork stir fry
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 178kcal
Author Liz Della Croce

Ingredients

  • 1 lb pork tenderloin cut in cubes
  • 1 tbs corn starch
  • 1 clove garlic grated
  • 1 tbs Shaohsing or sherry Chinese rice cooking wine
  • 1/4 c soy sauce low sodium
  • 1 tbs fresh ginger grated
  • 1/2 tbs chili garlic paste
  • 1 in bunch asparagus sliced 1" thick
  • 2 tbs rice wine vinegar
  • 1 tbs sesame oil
  • 1/4 c scallions diced
  • Toasted sesame seeds optional garnish

Instructions

  • In a medium bowl, wisk together corn starch, garlic, Shaoshing wine and 2 tbs soy sauce.
  • Add pork cubes and set aside to marinade for at least 15 minutes or longer (in the fridge.)
  • Once pork has marinated, heat a wok or a large saute pan over medium-high heat and spray with non-stick cooking spray.
  • Add ginger and chili paste and heat for 30 seconds to release flavors.
  • Toss in asparagus and saute for 2-3 minutes; remove from pan.
  • Add pork and all of the soy marinade into the pan and stir fry for 5-6 minutes or until browned.
  • Add remaining 2 tbs soy sauce, rice wine vinegar and scrape up brown bits from bottom of pan.
  • Toss in the reserved asparagus and sesame oil and cook for an additional 1-2 minutes.
  • Serve with scallions and toasted sesame seeds.

Notes

Good source of iron.

Nutrition

Calories: 178kcal | Carbohydrates: 6.1g | Protein: 25.7g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1.5g | Cholesterol: 74mg | Sodium: 168mg | Fiber: 0.9g