Tested till perfect Pork and Asparagus Stir-Fry
Pork and Asparagus Stir-Fry
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Pork and Asparagus Stir-Fry

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By The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

Source: Canadian Living Magazine: May 2010

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  • Prep time 10 minutes
  • Cook time 5 minutes
  • Portion size 4

Ingredients

  • 8 oz 8ozpork loin centre choppork loin centre chops, julienned
  • 2 tbsp 2tbspChinese wine or dry sherry
  • 1 tbsp 1tbspsoy sauce
  • 2 tsp 2tspcornstarch
  • 1 tsp 1tspgrated gingerroot
  • 1 lb 1lbasparagus, trimmed
  • 2 tbsp 2tbspvegetable oil
  • 3 3green oniongreen onions, cut into 1-1/2-inch (4 cm) pieces
  • 1 cup 1cupsliced shiitake mushroom capshiitake mushroom caps
  • 1/2 cup 1/2cupsodium-reduced chicken broth
  • 1 tsp 1tspgranulated sugar
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Preparation

In bowl, combine pork, half of the Chinese wine, the soy sauce, cornstarch and ginger to coat. Set aside.
Cut each asparagus stalk into 4 pieces. Set aside.

In wok, heat oil over high heat; stir-fry green onions until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Add pork; stir-fry until no longer pink, about 1 minute.

Add asparagus and mushrooms; stir-fry for 1 minute. Stir in chicken broth, sugar and remaining Chinese wine; stir-fry until asparagus is tender-crisp, 1 to 2 minutes.

Nutritional Information Per serving: about

cal 173 pro 16g total fat 9g sat. fat 1g
carb 8g fibre 3g chol 26mg sodium 336mg
potassium 438mg

% RDI:

calcium 3 iron 10 vit A 9 vit C 13
folate 58
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