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No need for takeout, this Garlic Ginger Pork Stir Fry is the perfect weeknight meal, as it's on the table in 20 minutes! #pork #stirfry #chinese #asian #takeout #weeknightmeal #easyrecipe #onepan #skillet
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Garlic Ginger Pork Stir Fry

Change up your weeknight meal routine with this quick and easy garlic ginger pork stir fry!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Asian
Keyword: pork stir fry, stir fry recipe
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 315kcal

Ingredients

STIR FRY SAUCE

  • 1 cup beef broth (reduced sodium is best)
  • 2 Tbsp cornstarch
  • 3 Tbsp light soy sauce
  • 2 tsp dark soy sauce (optional but recommended)
  • 2 Tbsp light brown sugar
  • 1/2 - 1 tsp sambal oelek chili paste
  • 1 1/2 tsp fresh ginger grated
  • 1/4 tsp crushed red pepper flakes (reduce amount or omit for a much milder dish)

STIR FRY

  • 1 lb. boneless pork chops, sliced into thin strips against the grain (about 1/4" thick)
  • 2 Tbsp vegetable oil, divided
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 1/2 tsp finely minced fresh ginger
  • 1 cup snow peas
  • 1/2 cup shredded carrots
  • 1 cup mushrooms, sliced
  • drizzle of toasted sesame oil
  • minced fresh cilantro, for garnish
  • chopped green onions, for garnish
  • crushed peanuts, for garnish
  • 8 - 12 oz hokkein stir fry noodles (udon or other stir fry noodles will work as well) (optional)

Instructions

MAKE THE SAUCE

  • In a small bowl, combine cornstarch and broth until smooth. Stir in the soy sauces, brown sugar, sambal oelek, ginger, and red pepper flakes; set aside.

MAKE THE STIR FRY

  • In a wok or large skillet, stir-fry pork in 1 Tbsp oil over MED HIGH heat for 2-3 minutes, until browned. Remove to a plate. 
  • In the same pan, add remaining 1 Tbsp oil, garlic and ginger, cooking for 30 seconds, then add stir-fry vegetables and cook until crisp tender.
  • Stir broth mixture and add to the vegetables. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1 minute or until thickened. 
  • Add stir fry noodles and pork; heat through. Drizzle with sesame oil, then top with garnishes and serve.

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Notes

Pork tenderloin can be substituted for the pork chops if desired.
I like to add a sprinkle of black pepper before serving, but it's completely optional.

Nutrition

Calories: 315kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 75mg | Sodium: 1104mg | Potassium: 769mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 2975IU | Vitamin C: 17.1mg | Calcium: 37mg | Iron: 1.8mg