Sunday, 3 June 2018

PREPARE: Ginger Pork With Cucumber

Freshen up this spicy pork bowl with fresh mint and cilantro.

INGREDIENTS

- 1 c. long-grain white rice

- 1 tbsp. canola oil

- 1 lb. ground pork

- 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped

- 1 small red chili seeded if desired but finely chopped

- 2 tbsp. plus 1/2 tablespoon grated fresh ginger

- 2 tbsp. low-sodium soy sauce

- 4 tbsp. fresh lime juice

- 1 tsp. brown sugar

- 1 English cucumber, thinly sliced

- 2 scallions, thinly sliced

- 1 c. fresh cilantro

- 1/2 c. fresh mint

COOKING METHODS

- Brown ground pork in cast-iron skillet in canola oil, 7 minutes.

- Toss with garlic, red chile, and 2 tablespoons grated fresh ginger.

- Remove from heat and toss with 2 tablespoons lime juice and 1 tablespoon low-sodium soy sauce (adding 1/4 cup water if dry).

- Whisk 2 tablespoons lime juice, 1 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce, 1/2 tablespoon grated ginger and brown sugar.

- Toss with cucumber and scallions; fold with cilantro and mint. Serve with pork over rice.

- Nutritional information (per serving): About 475 calories, 22.5 g fat (6 g saturated), 26 g protein, 435 mg sodium, 44 g carb, 3 g fiber

YIELDS: 4 servings

PREP TIME: 0 hours 15 mins

COOK TIME: 0 hours 15 mins

TOTAL TIME: 0 hours 30 mins


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