Pork in garlic sauce is an asian-inspired supper that is perfect served over rice and garnished with fresh green onions. Add a green salad to complete this meal.
4 teaspoons cornstarch, divided
5 1/2 tablespoons soy sauce, divided
1 pound lean, boneless pork chops, cut into thin strips
1 cup uncooked long-grain rice
1/4 cup water
4 teaspoons hoisin sauce
1 teaspoon sesame oil
1 tablespoon peanut oil
1/2 (8-ounce) package sliced fresh mushrooms
4 green onions, sliced
1 (8-ounce) can sliced water chestnuts, drained
3 garlic cloves, minced
2 teaspoons minced fresh ginger
1/2 teaspoon dried crushed red pepper
2 tablespoons fresh orange juice
Garnishes: chopped green onions, orange slices
How to Make It
Stir together 2 teaspoons cornstarch and 1 1/2 tablespoons soy sauce in a medium bowl until smooth. Add pork, tossing to coat. Let stand 15 minutes.
Prepare rice according to package directions. Keep warm.
Stir together remaining 2 teaspoons cornstarch, remaining 4 tablespoons soy sauce, 1/4 cup water, and 4 teaspoons hoisin sauce.
Heat oils in a large skillet or wok over medium-high heat 2 minutes. Add pork mixture, and stir-fry 3 to 4 minutes or until pork is browned. Add mushrooms and next 5 ingredients; stir-fry 2 minutes. Stir in hoisin sauce mixture, and stir-fry 1 minute or until thickened. Stir in orange juice. Serve over warm rice. Garnish, if desired.
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