Gingered Pork with Peanut Sauce
A complete meal, this skillet dish features stir-fried Thai-seasoned pork tenderloin pieces, popular Ramen noodles, and fresh spinach. Add only fresh fruit to the menu.
1 pound pork tenderloin
1 (3-ounce) package pork-flavored Oriental noodles
2 teaspoons vegetable oil
1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger root
1/4 cup peanut butter
2 tablespoons soy sauce
2 cups torn spinach, washed and drained
1/4 cup sliced green onions
- Cut tenderloin into 1/4-inch slices, cut each slice in half.
- Cook noodles as directed on package; drain, reserving cooking water, and keep warm.
- Heat oil in a heavy skillet over high heat; add pork, red pepper flakes and ginger. Cook and stir until pork is done, about 4 to 5 minutes. Remove pork and keep warm.
- Blend peanut butter, 1/2 cup reserved cooking water and soy sauce; heat and stir until hot, adding more cooking water, if needed.
- Toss cooked pork, noodles, spinach and green onions with peanut sauce.
Makes 4 servings.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): Calories 370 calories Protein 31 grams Fat 19 grams Sodium 1110 milligrams Cholesterol 75 milligrams Saturated Fat 6 grams Carbohydrates 19 grams Fiber 2 grams.
Recipe provided courtesy of National Pork Board.