Sherried Pork with Pine Nuts

Looking for a filling recipe for dinner? Then check out this nutty pork and veggies dish that’s made easily in a skillet in just 45 minutes!

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 45 min
  • Servings 2

1/2
lb boneless pork loin or leg, cut into thin bite-size pieces
1
teaspoon cornstarch
1
tablespoon reduced-sodium soy sauce
Dash white pepper
1
teaspoon cornstarch
2
tablespoons sherry, dry white wine or water
1
tablespoon canola oil
1
clove garlic, finely chopped
1
medium onion, thinly sliced (1/2 cup)
1/2
medium red bell pepper, thinly sliced (1/2 cup)
1
medium stalk celery, diagonally sliced (1/2 cup)
2
tablespoons reduced-sodium chicken broth
2
tablespoons pine nuts, toasted

  • 1 In small glass or plastic bowl, toss pork, 1 teaspoon cornstarch, the soy sauce and white pepper. Cover; refrigerate 20 minutes to marinate.
  • 2 In small bowl, mix 1 teaspoon cornstarch and the sherry; set aside.
  • 3 Heat 12-inch skillet over high heat until 1 or 2 drops of water bubble and skitter when sprinkled in skillet. Add oil; rotate skillet to coat. Add pork and garlic; cook about 3 minutes, stirring frequently, until pork is no longer pink.
  • 4 Stir in onion, bell pepper and celery. Cook 2 minutes, stirring frequently. Stir in broth; heat to boiling. Stir in cornstarch mixture. Cook and stir about 10 seconds or until thickened. Stir in nuts.

Expert Tips

To make Sherried Chicken with Pine Nuts, substitute 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts for the pork. Cut chicken into 1/8-inch strips.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
350
(
Calories from Fat
190),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
21g
21%
(Saturated Fat
4 1/2g,
4 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
70mg
70%;
Sodium
370mg
370%;
Total Carbohydrate
11g
11%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
3g
3%
),
Protein
28g
28%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%;
Vitamin C
40%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 4 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.