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Mu Shu Pork Wraps

If your butcher is unable to cut an 8-ounce piece of pork loin, buy 1 pound and freeze the remainder for another use. Save your mushroom stems for stocks or broths.

Cooking Light SEPTEMBER 2012

  • Yield: Serves 4 (serving size: 2 wraps)
  • Cost Per Serving:$2.16

Ingredients

  • 1 small head green or Savoy cabbage
  • 2 tablespoons lower-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons dark sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon hoisin sauce
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1 (8-ounce) boneless pork loin, trimmed
  • 1/2 cup matchstick-cut carrots
  • 4 mushroom caps, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil, divided
  • 3/4 cup sliced green onions, divided
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh garlic

Preparation

1. Reserve 8 cabbage leaves. Shred remaining cabbage to measure 2 cups. Combine soy sauce and next 3 ingredients (through cornstarch). Cut pork crosswise into 1/4-inch-thick slices. Stack several slices vertically; slice pork into 1/4-inch-thick pieces. Repeat procedure with remaining pork. Add pork, carrots, and mushrooms to soy sauce mixture; toss.

2. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add 1 tablespoon oil. Add 1/4 cup onions; sauté 30 seconds. Add shredded cabbage and water; sauté 2 minutes. Remove cabbage mixture from pan. Add remaining 1 tablespoon oil. Add remaining 1/2 cup onions and garlic; sauté 30 seconds. Add pork mixture; sauté 3 minutes or until done. Add cabbage mixture; toss. Place about 1/3 cup pork mixture into each of 8 reserved cabbage leaves.

Note:

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 248
  • Fat: 17.1g
  • Saturated fat: 2.4g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 8.2g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 5.3g
  • Protein: 13.5g
  • Carbohydrate: 11.7g
  • Fiber: 3.5g
  • Cholesterol: 33mg
  • Iron: 1.3mg
  • Sodium: 386mg
  • Calcium: 64mg
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