Pork Strips with Peanut Sauce and Rice Noodles

Pork Strips with Peanut Sauce and Rice NoodlesRecipe
Rice noodles soak up liquid quickly, so if you're not serving immediately, reserve about 1/4 cup cooked sauce, and add to remaining pork mixture just before serving, tossing gently.

Yield:

4 servings (serving size: 2 cups pork mixture and 2 tablespoons green onions)

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Calories 461
Caloriesfromfat 31 %
Fat 15.8 g
Satfat 4 g
Monofat 4.1 g
Polyfat 1.7 g
Protein 29.6 g
Carbohydrate 49.9 g
Fiber 2.3 g
Cholesterol 73 mg
Iron 2 mg
Sodium 563 mg
Calcium 28 mg

Ingredients

1/2 cup boiling water
1/4 cup reduced-fat peanut butter
2 tablespoons rice vinegar
2 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
1 teaspoon bottled minced garlic
1 teaspoon bottled ground fresh ginger (such as Spice World)
2 teaspoons fresh lime juice
1 teaspoon sesame oil
1 teaspoon chile paste with garlic (such as Sambal oelek)
1 teaspoon honey
1/2 teaspoon cornstarch
Cooking spray
4 (4-ounce) boneless loin pork chops, trimmed and cut into 1/2-inch strips
1 red bell pepper, seeded and thinly sliced (about 2 cups)
1 (6-ounce) package rice noodles
1/2 cup thinly sliced green onions
Lime wedges (optional)

Preparation

Combine first 11 ingredients in a bowl, stirring with a whisk; set aside.

Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add pork and pepper; cook 6 minutes or until pork is done. Add peanut butter mixture to pan, stirring well to coat pork; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer 1 minute.

Cook rice noodles according to package directions, omitting salt and fat; drain. Add noodles to the pork mixture, tossing gently. Sprinkle with sliced green onions. Serve with lime wedges, if desired.