Lemon-Ginger Pork Stir-Fry

The lemon and ginger sauce is both tangy and sweet--just right to perk up pork tenderloin, sugar snap peas, and angel hair pasta.

Lemon-Ginger Pork Stir-Fry
Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces angel hair pasta
  • 1 pound pork tenderloin
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 vegetable oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 6 ounces sugar-snap peas
  • 1 sweet red pepper cut into 1/4-inch wide slices
  • 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons bottled chili sauce
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon rind
  • 1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger

Make It

1. Cook 8 ounces angel hair pasta following package directions. Drain; rinse with cold water; set aside.

2. Cut 1 pound pork tenderloin into 1/4-inch-thick slices. Combine pork, 1 tablespoon cornstarch, 1 tablespoon vegetable oil, 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1/8 teaspoon pepper in large bowl. Trim 6 ounces sugar-snap peas; cut 1 sweet red pepper into 1/4-inch-wide strips.

3. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in large skillet over high heat. Add pork; stir-fry 3 minutes, until browned. Add peas, pepper strips; stir-fry 3 minutes. Remove to large bowl.

4. In same skillet, boil 1/2 cup sugar and 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice 3 minutes or until caramel colored. Add another 1/4 cup lemon juice, 2 tablespoons bottled chili sauce, 1 teaspoon grated lemon rind and 1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger. Add pork, vegetables and pasta; heat through. Sprinkle with 1/4 cup chopped scallions.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 4; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 575, Fat, total (g): 12, chol. (mg): 67, sat. fat (g): 2, fiber (g): 5, pro. (g): 33, sodium (mg): 442, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.