Hoisin Orange Pork on Asian Vegetables
Hoisin Orange Pork on Asian Vegetables is a wonderful healthy dish that will leave your family satisfied. Cooked in a flavorful sauce and enjoyed with white rice, this is one of the best easy pork recipes.
- 3/4 pound boneless pork chops, trimmed of fat, cut into very thin strips
- 1 tablespoon reduced-sodium soy sauce
- 3 tablespoons unsalted, dry-roasted peanuts, toasted and finely chopped
- 2 medium carrots, thinly sliced diagonally
- 2 cups small broccoli florets
- 1 medium onion, cut into 1/4-inch wedges
- 1/4 cup water
- 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon of canola oil, divided
- For the Sauce:
- 3 tablespoons hoisin sauce
- 2 tablespoons civer vinegar
- 1 tablespoon sugar
- 2 teaspoons orange zest
- 1/4 teaspoon dried red pepper flakes
- Place pork strips on a dinner plate, spoon 1 Tbsp (15 mL) soy sauce over all, and toss to coat well. Let stand 15 minutes in the refrigerator.
- Meanwhile, heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add nuts and cook 2 - 3 minutes or until they begin to brown, stirring frequently. Place on a separate plate and set aside.
- Place carrots, broccoli, onion, and water in a microwave-safe shallow pan, such as a glass pie pan, cover, and microwave on high power 2 minutes or until vegetables are just tender crisp. Drain in a colander, shaking off any excess liquid.
- Combine sauce ingredients in a small bowl; set aside. Heat 1 tsp (5 mL) canola oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Tilt skillet to coat lightly, add pork, and cook 3 minutes or until lightly pink in the center and juices run clear, using two utensils to toss easily. Set aside on a seperate plate.
- Heat remaining 1 Tbsp canola oil, add vegetables, and cook 4 minutes or until tender crisp and beginning to lightly brown on the edges. Place vegetables on a serving platter.
- Add pork and any accumulated juices to skillet, cook 30 seconds to heat thoroughly, and place on top of vegetables on serving platter.
- Add sauce to skillet and cook 20-30 seconds to heat, stirring constantly, until reduced slightly. Spoon over pork and sprinkle with nuts. Serve immediately for peak flavors and texture.
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