Stir-fried pork with ginger & honey

Stir-fried pork with ginger & honey

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(64 ratings)

Prep: 15 mins Cook: 10 mins


Serves 2
This healthy noodle dish is deliciously low-fat with a great mix of Asian flavours- the perfect midweek supper

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal466
  • fat11g
  • saturates2g
  • carbs54g
  • sugars14g
  • fibre4g
  • protein36g
  • salt2.6g
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  • 2 nests medium egg noodle
  • 2 tsp cornflour
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
    Soy sauce

    Soy sauce

    soy sor-s

    An Asian condiment and ingredient that comes in a variety of of varieties ranging from light to…

  • 1 tbsp honey



    Honey is made by bees from the nectar they collect from flowers. Viscous and fragrant, it's…

  • 1 tbsp sunflower oil
    Sunflower oil

    Sunflower oil

    A variety of oils can be used for baking. Sunflower is the one we use most often at Good Food as…

  • 250g/9oz pork tenderloin, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • thumb-sized piece ginger, finely chopped



    Mainly grown in Jamaica, Africa, India, China and Australia, ginger is the root of the plant. It…

  • 2 garlic clove, finely chopped
  • 1 green pepper, deseeded and sliced
  • 100g mange tout
  • 1 tsp sesame seed


  1. Bring a pan of salted water to the boil and cook the noodles following pack instructions. Meanwhile, mix the cornflour with 1 tbsp water, then stir in the soy sauce and honey, and set aside.

  2. Heat the oil in a wok over a high heat. Add the pork and cook for 2 mins until browned all over. Add the ginger, garlic, pepper and mangetout, and cook for a further 2 mins. Reduce the heat, then add the soy and honey mixture, stirring and cooking until the sauce bubbles and thickens. Divide the drained noodles between 2 bowls. Top with the pork and vegetables, and finish with a sprinkling of sesame seeds.

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Comments (67)

psamiad1's picture

Disappointing. Bland.

sharpmead's picture

Scrumptious! I used leftover pork from Sunday roast and the pork was sticky and absolutley gorgeous!

irenemorrill's picture

Whole family loved this, i didn't use snow peas as I couldn't get them and I used red peppers. I added wide flat rice noodles instead of egg and added them to the wok before serving. I served snake beans with a coconut soy peanut, chilli sauce on the side. YUMMY!!!

freakyfreida's picture

Brilliant! It tasted and smelt like an authentic Chinese meal.Very quick and easy to make and as a plus, I got to use my chopsticks :)

dianacarswell's picture

Fantastic recipe, so easy and really tasty. Try it!

thekickingmule's picture

This is really simple to make! I'm a bit of a noob to cooking, and I thought I'd pick something simple.
This meal is awesome! Having your hands smell of ginger is amazing! It's light, not heavy and yet it's quite filling. It's not expensive either! If you're looking for a first meal to make (or a millionth) I'd definitely say give this one a try!

brookaneerjack's picture

I made this dish with a couple of changes to the ingredients. I used a yellow pepper instead of a green pepper to add a bit more colour, and used chilli flavoured noodles to add a bit of ''bite' to the dish. I found that the chilli noodles went extremely well with the other ingredients.

I was very surprised that such a simple recipe could produce such a wonderfully tasting dish. This recipe is a winner as far as my family is concerned and no doubt the dish will be making a regular appearance on the family dinner table. Highly recommended.

Foodmonster2's picture

Really quick and delicious! I used fresh egg noodles instead of dried ones as they are a lot tastier. Will definitely make again.

little_bear's picture

Delish! I haven't made a stir fry sauce from scratch before as they tend to contain loads of ingredients you'd never use for anything else but as this recipe doesn't, it's perfect! The second time i made it I added some chinese five spice to the sauce which I would deffinately recommend.

lauzfaye's picture

Yummy, healthy and tasty. Will definitely make again.

davie977's picture

Oops. Forgot rating.

davie977's picture

Delicious, I used leftover roast pork and thinned sauce by adding a little water. Definitely be using this again.

jakelsmith's picture

Excellent meal and very quick. I like to bulk up the veg with some baby corn and then rather than use egg noodles stir through some rice noodles when the sauce is bubbling.

naudije's picture

Forgot to rate it!

naudije's picture

This dish was so tasty and so easy to prepare. The whole family loved it. Will definitely be making it again.

suz1584's picture

Made this tonight for dinner, loved it and so easy to add more veg or more ingredients for a bigger family. Definitely a winner in my house

cookpauline's picture

This is delicious - very easy and quick. Has become a regular in this household. I have done it using chicken too.

lauren_ricci's picture

As always I halved the amount of meat and added more veg. Thin ribbons of courgette, mushrooms, sweetcorn, pak choi, spring greens, broccoli or whatever I have in the fridge! Lovely quick and tasty recipe.

jillymholmes's picture

Delicious! Added sliced mushrooms to the recipe. Will try baby sweetcorn next time, as there will definitely be a next time very soon, it is that good!

carolron's picture

Fantastic, easy to cook and taste delicious. Have cooked twice now and loved it on both occasions.


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