Five spice pork and mushroom stir-fry recipe

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  • healthy
Serves4
Cooking Time20 mins
Nutrition Per PortionRDA
Calories296 Kcal15%
Sugar4.5 g5%
Fat11.2 g16%
Saturated Fat2.9 g15%
SaltSalt 3.2 g
SaltSalt 3.2 g

Pork and mushrooms in a spicy Chinese stir-fry - a great, quick and tasty recipe if you're on the go and it's good for you!

Ingredients

  • 450g (1lb) pork loin steaks, fat trimmed and sliced
  • 3tbsp (45ml) oyster sauce
  • 30ml/2 tbsp corn flour
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 2tbsp (30ml) groundnut oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1in (2.5cm) piece root ginger, peeled and grated
  • 1tsp (5ml) crushed dried chilli flakes
  • 2 carrots, cut into fine sticks
  • 175g (6oz) pak choy, washed and sliced
  • 200g (7oz) large flat white mushrooms, sliced
  • 150g (5oz) chestnut mushrooms, sliced
  • 2tbsp (30ml) dark soy sauce
  • 2tbsp (30ml) rice wine or dry sherry
  • 1/2tsp (2.5ml) Chinese five spice powder
  • 300ml (1/2pt) chicken stock
  • 1tbsp (15ml) corn flour mixed with 2tbsp cold water
  • sliced spring onion to garnish

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Method

  1. Mix the oyster sauce, cornflour and a little seasoning together in a bowl, add the pork and mix well. Heat a wok or large frying pan over a high heat and add the groundnut oil. Add the pork and stir-fry for 3 - 4 mins until golden brown.
  2. Add the garlic, ginger and chillies and stir fry for 30 secs. Add the carrots, pak hoy, and mushrooms and stir fry for 2 mins.
  3. Next add the soy, rice wine and chicken stock. Bring to the boil and simmer for 1 min. Stir in the cornflour mixture and cook for a further 1 min, stirring until the sauce thickens. Sprinkle over the spring onions and serve with Jasmine rice.
Top Tip for making Five spice pork and mushroom stir-fry

Lean pork is a good source of protein and B vitamins which are needed for the release of energy. The mushrooms also supply B vitamins as well as the antioxidant nutrient selenium, which is needed to protect the body cells against diseases such as cancer.