From wok to pot in 20 minutes, this easy fried pork and noodle is the winner of the week.
Change up your nighttime meal routine with this quick and easy ginger and garlic pork stir fry!
Ingrediants For Sauteed pork in ginger with vegetarian noodles
- 1 cup of beef broth (better reduce sodium)
- 2 tablespoons of cornstarch
- 3 tablespoons of light soy sauce
- 2 tsp dark soy sauce (optional but recommended)
- 2 tablespoons of light brown sugar
- 1/2 – 1 teaspoon of sambal oelek chili paste
- 1 1/2 teaspoon fresh grated ginger
- 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes (reduce quantity or omit for a much more delicate dish)
- 1 pound boneless pork chops, cut into thin strips against the grain (about 1/4 inch thick)
- 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil, divided
- 4 cloves of garlic, minced
- 1 1/2 teaspoon finely chopped fresh ginger
- 1 cup of red peas
- 1/2 cup chopped carrots
- 1 cup of mushrooms, sliced
- a drizzle of toasted sesame oil
- chopped fresh cilantro, for garnish
- chopped green onions, for garnish
- chopped peanuts, for garnish
- 8 – 12 ounces stir-fried hokkein (udon or other stir-fried noodles will do, too) (optional)
Instructions For Sauteed pork in ginger with vegetarian noodles
- MAKING THE SAUCE
In a small bowl, combine the cornstarch and broth until smooth. Incorporate the soy sauces, brown sugar, sambal oelek, ginger and chilli flakes; set aside.
- PREPARE THE FRY
In a wok or large skillet, fry the pork in a pan with 1 tablespoon of oil over MEDIUM HIGH heat for 2-3 minutes, until golden brown. Remove on a plate.
- In the same pan, add the remaining 1 tablespoon of oil, garlic and ginger, cook for 30 seconds, then add the sautéed vegetables and cook until crisp.
- Stir in the broth mixture and add to the vegetables. Bring to the boil; cook and stir for 1 minute or until thickened.
- Add the stir-fried noodles and pork; heat through. Drizzle with sesame oil, then garnish with toppings and serve.
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Pork tenderloin can be substituted for pork chops if desired.
I like to add a sprinkle of black pepper before serving, but it’s entirely optional.