Aromatic soy pork

Aromatic soy pork

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(6 ratings)

Prep: 35 mins - 45 mins Ready in 45 mins, including 15 mins simmering

Easy

Serves 1
A delicious and easy recipe for one - full of leafy veg and spring onions

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition:

  • kcal622
  • fat31g
  • saturates0g
  • carbs48g
  • sugars1g
  • fibre2g
  • protein37g
  • salt6.18g
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Ingredients

  • 150-175g/5-6oz pork tenderloin, depending on appetite
  • 150ml chicken stock
  • 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 dry sherry
  • 1 tsp Chinese five-spice powder or 2 tsp 5-spice paste
  • 2½ cm/1in piece fresh root ginger, peeled and finely sliced
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled and finely sliced
  • half a bunch (about 4) spring onions, trimmed and left whole
    Spring onions

    Spring onion

    sp-ring un-yun

    Also known as scallions or green onions, spring onions are in fact very young onions, harvested…

  • about 50g flat rice noodles
  • 1 small bok choi or a few Chinese cabbage leaves
  • a drizzle of sesame or vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp toasted sesame seeds
  • a handful of coriander leaves

Method

  1. Slice the pork into long thin strips. Put the stock, soy sauce, sherry, 5-spice powder (or paste), ginger, garlic and spring onions into a small saucepan with a lid and bring to a gentle simmer. After about 2 minutes, when the stock ingredients have got to know each other, stir in the pork, cover and let it simmer away, but not boil. It will take about 5 minutes for the pork to change colour and become firm, then you know it is cooked.

  2. Put the noodles in a bowl with boiling water and soak for 4 minutes. Cut the bok choi or leaves, widthways, into 2.5cm/1in slices. Drain the noodles and toss with oil and sesame seeds.

  3. When the pork is ready, stir in the bok choi, simmer for 1 minute. To serve, pile the noodles into a bowl, spoon pork and other bits on top, pour the broth around and scatter coriander leaves over. And don’t forget to keep paper napkins handy for those noodle slurps.

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Comments (6)

olkafoodlover's picture
5

I liked the dish, but I think it's more tasty when there is less stock. I used 100ml for two portions.

ChileGuajillo's picture

Delicious and very quick. I used some leftover pork stock from a previous meal and it really turned out great! Will do again much to my boys' dismay!

kingtwig's picture
1

I wouldn't exactly call 31g of fat a low fat dish!!! :o)

griffinb's picture
3

not bad. the pork is nice and tender and the ingredients that go into the stock make it nice and flavoursome. a liitle on the bland side.

hollymac's picture
4

my housemate and boyfriend both loved this dish, and it was very easy, certainly didn't take 45 minutes, more like 25. definitely needs to be served in bowls - I foolishly used plates and we made a huge mess!

pewter's picture
3

Added honey but still a bit ordinary

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