Thursday, January 5, 2012

$8 or Less Recipe - Healthier Pork Fried Rice

1 1/2 lbs pork TENDERLOIN
2 Tblsp Asian Seasoning mix like Pampered Chef
1/2 tsp salt
1 14oz can chicken broth (or equiv of homemade)
2 Tblsp olive oil
3 med carrots - peeled and either small dice or thin strips
1/2 med reb bell pepper cut same as carrots
3 garlic cloves - minced
2 C uncooked minute rice (try the brown rice)
1 C frozen peas - thawed
2 Tblsp soy sauce
2 green onions - thinly sliced, divided into white and green

slice pork lengthwise into four long strips, then cut those into small strips
in large bowl combine pork, seasoning mix and salt
in 2 cup measuring cup, place chicken broth then add water to equal 2 cups
heat oil in 12 inch skillet
add half of pork to skillet, cook and stir until browned about 5-7 minutes
remove to keep warm and repeat with rest of pork
add carrots and bell pepper to skillet, cook until crisp tender
add garlic and cook about 1 minute
add broth and bring to a boil
stir in rice and remove skillet from heat
cover and let stand 5 minutes
uncover and cook rice mixture over medium high heat 5-7 minutes, stirring, until liquid is absorbed
remove from heat
stir in pork, peas, soy sauce and white part of onions
garnish with green part of onions

Until Next Time.....

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