Ginger Sesame Ham Stir-Fry with Vegetables
Combine convenient frozen stir-fry vegetables with ham strips in an Asian-seasoned orange sauce for an easy tasty dish.
12 ounces ham, cut into bite-size strips
1/3 cup orange juice
2 tablespoons soy sauce, reduced-sodium
1 tablespoon cornstarch
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
3 cups broccoli florets
1/2 of a 16-ounce package pepper stir-fry vegetables, frozen
2 teaspoons toasted sesame seeds
- For sauce, combine orange juice, soy sauce, cornstarch, ginger and garlic powder in a small bowl. Set aside.
- Pour vegetable oil into a large skillet or wok. Heat over medium high heat. Add broccoli and frozen peppers to skillet. Cook and stir about 3 minutes or until vegetables are just tender. Remove vegetables from skillet.
- Add ham to skillet; cook and stir about 1 minute or until heated through; push ham to edges of skillet. Stir sauce; add to center of skillet. Cook and stir until thickened. Return vegetables to skillet. Cook and stir about 1 minute more or until heated through. Sprinkle with sesame seeds and serve immediately.
Makes 4 servings.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): Calories: 219 calories; Protein: 21 grams; Fat: 9 grams; Sodium: 1293 milligrams; Cholesterol: 26 milligrams; Saturated Fat: 2 grams; Carbohydrates: 10 grams; Fiber: 2 grams.
Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of National Pork Board.