Tuesday, August 09, 2005
Pork, Cashew and Green Bean Stir Fry
Source: Cooking Light
1/4 cup low-sodium soy sauce
2 teaspoons cornstarch
1 pound pork tenderloin, cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices
4 cups (2-inch) cut green beans (about 1 pound)
2 teaspoons dark sesame oil
1 to 2 tablespoons minced peeled fresh ginger
2 garlic cloves, minced
1/4 cup fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
2 cups hot cooked rice
1/4 cup chopped unsalted cashews, toasted
Combine the soy sauce and cornstarch in a medium bowl, and add pork, stirring to coat. Cover and chill.
Place beans in a large saucepan of boiling water, and cook 5 minutes. Drain beans; plunge into ice water. Drain.
Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat. Add ginger and garlic; sauté 1 minute. Add pork mixture; stir-fry 1 1/2 minutes. Stir in green beans; stir-fry 1 1/2 minutes or until pork is done. Stir in broth; reduce heat, and simmer 2 minutes. Serve over rice; sprinkle with cashews.
Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 cup stir-fry mixture, 1/2 cup rice, and 1 tablespoon cashews)
NUTRITION PER SERVING: CALORIES 349(25% from fat); FAT 9.7g (sat 2.2g,mono 4.6g,poly 2.1g); PROTEIN 29.5g; CHOLESTEROL 74mg; CALCIUM 73mg; SODIUM 463mg; FIBER 3.3g; IRON 4.1mg; CARBOHYDRATE 34.5g
Cooking Light, MARCH 1999
I talked about this recipe HERE.