Five Spice Pork Recipe

Summary

Preparation Time15 MinCooking Time10 Min
Ready In25 MinDifficulty LevelBit Difficult
Health IndexHealthyCuisine
CourseMethod
Main IngredientInterest Group

Ingredients

 Boneless pork1 Pound
 Dry sherry1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
 Teriyaki sauce3 Tablespoon
 Garlic1 Clove (5 gm), minced
 Five spice powder1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Water2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Cornstarch2 Teaspoon
 Cooking oil1 Tablespoon
 Jicama/8-ounce can whole water chestnuts, drained and quartered4 Ounce, peeled and cut into 0.75 inch cubes for 1 cup
 Fresh broccoli1⁄2 Pound, cut up to 2 cups
 Peanuts1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1536 Calories from Fat 782

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 90 g138.3%

Saturated Fat 20 g99.8%

Trans Fat 0.3 g

Cholesterol 290.4 mg

Sodium 893.5 mg37.2%

Total Carbohydrates 59 g19.7%

Dietary Fiber 18 g71.8%

Sugars 9 g

Protein 123 g246.6%

Vitamin A 29.3% Vitamin C 378%

Calcium 23.2% Iron 45.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Partially freeze pork; cut on the bias into thin bite-size strips.
For marinade, stir together sherry, teriyaki sauce, garlic, and five spice powder.
Add pork, stirring to coat well.
Cover and marinate at room temperature for 30 minutes or in the refrigerator for 2 hours, stirring occasionally.
Drain pork, reserving marinade.
Add enough water to reserved marinade to make % cup.
Stir into cornstarch.
Set aside.
Preheat a wok or large skillet over high heat; add oil.
(Add more oil as necessary.) If using jicama, stir-fry in hot oil for 1 minute (if using water chestnuts, set aside).
Add broccoli; stir-fry about 3 minutes or till crisp-tender.
Remove vegetables.
Add half of the pork to the hot wok or skillet.
Stir-fry about 3 minutes or till no longer pink.
Remove pork.
Stir-fry remaining pork about 3 minutes.
Return all pork to the wok.
If using water chestnuts, stir into meat.
Push mixture from center of the wok.
Stir marinade mixture; add to center of the wok.
Cook and stir till thickened and bubbly.
Cook and stir for 30 seconds more.
Return vegetables; stir ingredients together.
Cook and stir for 1 minute.
Stir in peanuts.
Serve immediately.
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