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Sesame Pork Rice

Photo: Lee Harrelson
Yield

4 servings (serving size: 1 1/4 cups)

Brightly flavored with garlic, ginger, soy sauce, and rice vinegar, this pork fried rice recipe is faster than take-out—ready in just 15 minutes.

Ingredients

  • 2 (3 1/2-ounce) bags boil-in-bag long-grain rice
  • 1 pound boneless center-cut loin pork chops, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons bottled minced garlic, divided
  • 1 teaspoon bottled ground fresh ginger, divided
  • 1 tablespoon dark sesame oil, divided
  • 3 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons hoisin sauce
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 1/2 cup chopped green onions
  • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds

Nutrition Information

  • calories 438
  • caloriesfromfat 25 %
  • fat 12.1 g
  • satfat 3.1 g
  • monofat 4.8 g
  • polyfat 2.4 g
  • protein 30.1 g
  • carbohydrate 48.6 g
  • fiber 1 g
  • cholesterol 63 mg
  • iron 5.9 mg
  • sodium 593 mg
  • calcium 12 mg

How to Make It

  1. Cook rice according to package directions; omit salt. Drain well; set aside.

  2. While rice cooks, toss pork with 1/2 teaspoon garlic and 1/2 teaspoon ginger. Heat 2 teaspoons oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add pork; sauté 3 minutes or until done. Remove from pan; keep warm.

  3. Heat 1 teaspoon oil in pan over medium-high heat; add 1 teaspoon garlic and 1/2 teaspoon ginger; sauté 30 seconds. Add rice, soy sauce, hoisin sauce, and vinegar; cook 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Stir in pork; cook 2 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Sprinkle with green onions and sesame seeds.