Ginger and Pork Strip Stir-fry

A quick and easy stir-fry recipe that packs in plenty of texture and flavor! Thick strips of pork, tangy ginger and fragrant snap peas are a delicious combination to add to your table.

Ginger and Pork Strip Stir-fry
Photographed by TAKAHIRO IMASHIMIZU


Recipe by
Tatsuo Saito

Easy

Pork

Vegetables

Quick

440kcal

10minutes

Calorie count is per serving.

Ingredients (Serves 2)

  • 2 slices pork loin (thick; for tonkatsu) (250 g)
  • 1-2 pieces ginger (25 g)
  • 16 snap peas
  • [A]

    • 1 1/2 tbsp mirin
    • 1 1/2 tbsp soy sauce
    • 1 tsp sugar
  • Salt, as needed
  • Pepper, as needed
  • 2 tsp vegetable oil
  • 1 tbsp sake

Directions

1

Slice the pork into strips and sprinkle with a pinch each of salt and pepper. Cut the ginger into thin strips. Remove the tough fibers along the snap peas.

2

Place a frying pan over medium heat with 2 tsp of vegetable oil, and stir-fry the pork and ginger.

3

When the pork begins to brown, add the snap peas and 1 tbsp of sake, then cover and let steam-fry for about 30 seconds.

4

Remove the lid and add [A]. Cook off the moisture and let the sauce thicken to coat.

Tips

*How to cut the pork into strips*
Place the pork horizontally on a cutting board and cut diagonally against the grain into strips 1.5-2 cm wide. This will give you longer pieces of meat, and also cuts the tough tendons.