Hunan-Style Pork

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Quick Facts

Servings: 4
Prep Time: 15 min.
Cook Time: 10 min.
Total: 25 min.
Classic Chinese flavors are served over a hot bowl of rice. This dish is quick to assemble once the veggies are prepped.


  • 1/2 lb boneless pork loin, cut into thin slices
  • 1 Tbs cornstarch, plus 4 teaspoons, divided
  • 3 Tbs soy sauce, divided
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes, crushed
  • 1/2 tsp sugar
  • 1 lb fresh broccoli, trimmed
  • 2 Tbs vegetable oil, divided
  • 1 Tbs fresh ginger root, slivered
  • 1 onion, chunked and separated
  • 10 cherry tomatoes, halved
  • hot cooked rice


  • Coat pork strips with mixture of 1 tablespoon each cornstarch and soy sauce, sugar and garlic. Let stand 10 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, combine remaining 4 teaspoons cornstarch and 2 tablespoons soy sauce with red pepper flakes and 1 1/4 cups water. Cut broccoli into bite-size flowerets and stems into thin slices. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in hot wok or large skillet over high heat. Add pork and stir-fry 2 minutes; remove. Heat remaining 1 tablespoon oil in same pan. Add ginger, stir-fry 30 seconds. Add onion and broccoli; stir-fry 4 minutes. Stir in pork, tomatoes and soy sauce mixture; cook, stirring, until sauce boils and thickens. Serve over rice.
Recipe courtesy of the National Pork Board

Cooking Tip: When you are in a hurry-turn to cuts that cook up quickly, such as chops, tenderloins and cutlets.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 336
  Calories from Fat 79 (24%)
(14%)Total Fat 9g
(5%)Saturated Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
(8%)Cholesterol 23mg
(31%)Sodium 750mg
(0%)Potassium 0mg
Total Carbohydrate 50g
(0%)Dietary Fiber 0g
Sugars 0g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(32%)Protein 16g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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