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Asian Pork Stir-Fry with Asparagus

  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Servings 4

Add something delightful to your Asian cuisine night! Enjoy scrumptious pork stir-fry with asparagus served over brown rice – dinner made ready in 30 minutes! ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

2
cups uncooked instant brown rice
2 1/4
cups water
1
teaspoon olive or canola oil
2
medium green onions, cut into 1-inch pieces (1/4 cup)
1
lb boneless center-cut pork loin, cut in half lengthwise, then thinly sliced crosswise
1
lb fresh asparagus spears, cut into 2 1/2-inch pieces
1
medium red bell pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces
3
tablespoons soy sauce
2
tablespoons packed brown sugar
2
tablespoons dry white wine or orange juice
2
teaspoons cornstarch
3/4
teaspoon grated gingerroot or 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger

Steps

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  • 1
    Cook rice in water as directed on package, omitting butter and salt.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, in 12-inch nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add onions and pork; cook 4 to 6 minutes, turning pork occasionally, until pork is browned. Add asparagus and bell pepper; cook 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until asparagus is crisp-tender.
  • 3
    In small bowl, mix remaining ingredients, stirring until cornstarch is dissolved.
  • 4
    Reduce heat to low. Stir soy sauce mixture into pork mixture; cook until slightly thickened. Serve over rice.

Expert Tips

  • Using brown rice instead of white rice adds about five times the amount of fiber to your diet because the bran is not milled away during processing--it's a great way to up your daily fiber.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
450
Calories from Fat
100
% Daily Value
Total Fat
12g
18%
Saturated Fat
3 1/2g
17%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
70mg
24%
Sodium
750mg
31%
Potassium
570mg
16%
Total Carbohydrate
56g
19%
Dietary Fiber
4g
17%
Sugars
9g
Protein
32g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
30%
30%
Vitamin C
50%
50%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
2 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 3 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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