Hot & sour pork & pepper stir-fry

Hot & sour pork & pepper stir-fry

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(28 ratings)

Prep: 10 mins Cook: 25 mins

Easy

Serves 2
A fresh, simple dish with a refreshing hint of lime, and it's superhealthy too - so what's not to love?

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal506
  • fat15g
  • saturates4g
  • carbs64g
  • sugars21g
  • fibre4g
  • protein34g
  • salt1.11g
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Ingredients

  • 100g Thai jasmine rice
    Rice

    Rice

    r-eye-s

    Rice is a grain, the seed of a type of grass, which is the most widely grown and the most…

  • 1 tbsp sesame seeds
  • 1 tsp 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 pork fillet, cut into finger-width strips
  • 1 red and 1 yellow pepper, deseeded and sliced
    Peppers

    Pepper

    pep-iz

    Also known as capsicums, bell peppers, sweet peppers or by their colours, for example red and…

  • 2 tsp cornflour
  • 2 tsp 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…

  • juice 1 lime
    Lime

    Lime

    ly-m

    The same shape, but smaller than…

  • 2 tbsp clear honey
  • ½ red chilli, sliced

Method

  1. Place the rice in a saucepan with 300ml boiling water. Bring to the boil, stir once, cover with a lid and reduce the heat to low. Cook for 15 mins, by which time the rice should have absorbed all the liquid and be perfectly cooked. Dry-fry the sesame seeds until toasted golden, then tip into a small bowl and set aside.

  2. Heat the oil in a non-stick frying pan or wok, add the pork and peppers and stir-fry for 5-6 mins over a high heat until the pork is lightly browned and cooked through. Mix the cornflour and soy sauce together in a bowl, then add the lime juice, honey, chilli and sesame seeds, plus 6 tbsp cold water. Pour into the wok and cook until the sauce has slightly thickened, tossing the pan to coat the pork and peppers. Serve with the rice.

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njwilson121
23rd Nov, 2011
5.05
I really loved this recipe! The only thing I changed was to up the amount of pork fillet to 400g to serve 3 (which you need to have - I doubt it would be as good with pork chops/steaks). It's definitely a 'staple meal'
ajonesz
3rd Aug, 2011
4.05
Quick and tasty mid week meal with minimal ingredients. I used lemon juice instead, added button mushrooms and left out the seasame seeds.
tillyfloss80
2nd Aug, 2011
5.05
Delicious. I've made this several times and it's easily doubled. I'd definitely recommend that you give this a try.
drfabio
16th Jul, 2011
4.05
I thought it was delicious - much better than packet sauces! I was worried at first because of the absence of garlic and ginger, but I was wrong. I didn't find it too sweet; in fact, if anything I thought the lime was almost too much, but maybe I just had a particularly juicy one! I also used sunflower seeds instead of sesame seeds because I'll use them more often.
ohnicky
24th May, 2011
5.05
Lovely. Made it with chestnut mushrooms instead of pork, and noodles, aaaaaamazing.
meatpief
22nd Mar, 2011
5.05
Nommm perfect I had mine with noodles..and the left overs in toated tortilla wraps..simple and yummy :)
jillbrain
17th Mar, 2011
4.05
Doubled it for four but only used 2 tbsp honey. Loved by the family, want to know how soon we can have it again
pelupi
7th Mar, 2011
5.05
Very quick, easy, healthy and tasty. migh add pineapple next time but will definitely make again.
cheddaredna
25th Jan, 2011
3.05
Easy, healthy and tasty dish. I have also made a variation of it using beef and cashews instead of pork and sesame seeds and that works well too. Also tastes good served with noodles.
elduderino1978
3rd Jan, 2011
5.05
Delicious & easy to make, will be making it again....:)

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