My kids love this sandwich and this is my second time making it. Fun for week night dinners.
Soy-Marinated Pork Sandwiches
Serve with Soba Noodle Salad. Quickly make carrot ribbons with your vegetable peeler.
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Total: 30 Minutes
- Calories: 279
- Fat: 7.1g
- Saturated fat: 1.3g
- Monounsaturated fat: 3g
- Polyunsaturated fat: 2.3g
- Protein: 22.3g
- Carbohydrate: 32.3g
- Fiber: 4.4g
- Cholesterol: 55mg
- Iron: 2.2mg
- Sodium: 443mg
- Calcium: 73mg
- 1 1/2 tablespoons brown sugar
- 1 1/2 tablespoons lower-sodium soy sauce
- 2 teaspoons minced fresh garlic
- 2 teaspoons sambal oelek (ground fresh chile paste) or 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
- 3/4 teaspoon grated peeled fresh ginger
- 3/4 teaspoon dark sesame oil
- 12 ounces pork tenderloin, trimmed and thinly sliced
- 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
- 2 teaspoons canola oil, divided
- 1/4 teaspoon granulated sugar
- 1 cup shaved carrot
- 1/4 cup (1-inch) diagonally cut green onions
- 1/4 cup fresh cilantro leaves
- 4 (1 1/2-ounce) whole-wheat hamburger buns
- Soba Noodle Salad
- 1. Combine first 6 ingredients in a medium bowl, stirring with a whisk. Add pork to bowl; toss well to coat. Let pork mixture stand at room temperature 15 minutes.
- 2. Preheat broiler to high.
- 3. While pork marinates, combine vinegar, 1 teaspoon canola oil, and granulated sugar in a medium bowl; stir with a whisk. Add carrot, onions, and cilantro; toss to coat.
- 4. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add remaining 1 teaspoon canola oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add pork to pan; cook 3 minutes or until done, turning occasionally.
- 5. While pork cooks, place buns on a baking sheet, cut sides up. Broil 1 minute or until lightly toasted. Top bottom halves of buns evenly with pork. Divide carrot mixture evenly among servings. Cover sandwiches with top halves of buns.
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