Ginger and Pork Strip Stir-fry

Cut the meat thick for a good, chewy mouthful. Just mix the ingredients with the sauce! It's so easy!

Ginger and Pork Strip Stir-fry
Photographed by TAKAHIRO IMASHIMIZU


Recipe by
Tatsuo Saito

Easy

Pork

Vegetables

Quick

440kcal

10minutes

Calorie content as listed is per serving

Ingredients (Serves 2)

  • 2 thick slices pork loin (cut for tonkatsu cutlets) (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 small amount of each of salt and pepper. Cut the ginger into fairly thin strips. Remove the tough fibers along the lengths of the snap peas.

2

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

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 sec.

4

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

Tips

How to cut the pork into stripes: place the pork horizontally on a cutting board and cut diagonally against the grain so you can have longer stripes. This also cuts the tough tendons and make it easier to eat.