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Pork Kung Pao with Peppers & Cashews

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  • Cut: Tenderloin
  • Prep Time (Minutes): 20
  • Cook Time (Minutes): 10
  • Number of Servings: 4-6

Ingredients

1 pork tenderloin, well-trimmed, about 12 oz / 0.375 kg
⅓ cup / 80 mL unseasoned rice vinegar
4 Tbsp / 60 mL sodium-reduced soy sauce
1 Tbsp / 15 mL honey
2 tsp / 10 mL sambal oelek
1 tsp / 5 mL sesame oil
1 Tbsp / 15 mL cornstarch mixed with 1 Tbsp / 15 mL water
2 Tbsp / 30 mL canola oil
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 tsp / 5 mL grated ginger root
1 large red bell pepper, cut into bite-size pieces
4 green onions, thinly sliced on diagonal
⅓ cup / 80 mL cashews, chopped and toasted
Hot cooked basmati or jasmine rice for serving

Directions

  1. With sharp knife, slice tenderloin into bite-size pieces; set aside.
  2. In 1-cup measuring cup, whisk together rice vinegar, soy sauce, honey, sambal oelek, sesame oil and cornstarch mixture; set aside.
  3. In large nonstick skillet or wok, heat oil over high heat, about 1 minute.
  4. Add pork and stir-fry until meat begins to brown, 4-5 minutes.
  5. Reduce heat to medium. Add garlic and ginger; stir-fry just until fragrant, about 30 seconds.
  6. Add bell pepper; stir to combine.
  7. Briefly re-whisk sauce; add to skillet or wok. Return skillet or wok to high heat. Cook until sauce thickens, stirring often, about 3 minutes.
  8. Garnish with green onion and toasted cashews.
  9. Serve over hot cooked rice.

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