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Photo: Howard L. Puckett; Styling: Fonda Shaia Photo by: Photo: Howard L. Puckett; Styling: Fonda Shaia

Pork, Cashew, and Green Bean Stir-Fry

Cooking Light MARCH 1999

  • Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 cup stir-fry mixture, 1/2 cup rice, and 1 tablespoon cashews)

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup low-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1 pound pork tenderloin, cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices
  • 4 cups (2-inch) cut green beans (about 1 pound)
  • 2 teaspoons dark sesame oil
  • Cooking spray
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons minced peeled fresh ginger
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 cup fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 cups hot cooked rice
  • 1/4 cup chopped unsalted cashews, toasted

Preparation

Combine the soy sauce and cornstarch in a medium bowl, and add pork, stirring to coat. Cover and chill.

Place beans in a large saucepan of boiling water, and cook 5 minutes. Drain beans; plunge into ice water. Drain.

Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat. Add ginger and garlic; sauté 1 minute. Add pork mixture; stir-fry 1 1/2 minutes. Stir in green beans; stir-fry 1 1/2 minutes or until pork is done. Stir in broth; reduce heat, and simmer 2 minutes. Serve over rice; sprinkle with cashews.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 349
  • Calories from fat: 25%
  • Fat: 9.7g
  • Saturated fat: 2.2g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 4.6g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 2.1g
  • Protein: 29.5g
  • Carbohydrate: 34.5g
  • Fiber: 3.3g
  • Cholesterol: 74mg
  • Iron: 4.1mg
  • Sodium: 463mg
  • Calcium: 73mg
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