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Pork and Pepper Stir Fry
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
5 mins
Total Time
25 mins

Classic pork stir fried with green peppers

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Chinese
Keyword: pork, stir fry
Servings: 2
Calories: 489 kcal
Author: Elaine
  • 200 g pork butt or tenderloin ,thinly sliced
  • 3-4 fresh peppers ,remove the seeds and finely shredded
  • 1/4 cup of vegetable cooking oil ,we will not intake all of them
  • 2 garlic cloves ,finely minced
  • 1 tbsp. light soy sauce
Marinating ingredients
  • 1 tbsp. light soy sauce ,you can mix with 1/2 tsp dark soy sauce for a darker version
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. white pepper
  • 1/2 tsp. sugar
  • 1/2 tbsp. cooking wine ,Shaoxing wine
  • 4 tbsp. water or chicken stock.
  • 3 tsp. cornstarch
  • 2 tsp. vegetable cooking oil
  1. Cut pork into small thin slices. 

  2. Transfer the pork to a larger bowl, add sugar, salt, white pepper, light soy sauce, cooking wine and water. Combine well and make sure the pork absorbing all the liquid and marinating for at least 15 minutes.

  3. Then add cornstarch and mix well. Then mix in 2 teaspoons of vegetable cooking oil.

  4. Heat the wok firstly until really hot and then add oil and continue heating for 30 seconds. Add the pork shreds in and fry quickly for no more than 10 seconds or until the sheds changes turns pale. It is completely ok if it contains some pink inside. The remaining heat will continue cook it after transferring out. If you are working with an insufficient heat, you can cook the pork in two batches.

  5. Transfer out the pork immediately and remove extra oil. Leave only 1 tablespoon of oil inside and fry garlic until aromatic. Place shredded pepper slices in, fry for 10 to 20 seconds until slightly softened. Sprinkle a small amount of salt.

  6. Return pork and give a quick mix. Serve hot! 

Nutrition Facts
Pork and Pepper Stir Fry
Amount Per Serving
Calories 489 Calories from Fat 324
% Daily Value*
Fat 36g55%
Saturated Fat 27g169%
Cholesterol 65mg22%
Sodium 1054mg46%
Potassium 736mg21%
Carbohydrates 20g7%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 23g46%
Vitamin A 1125IU23%
Vitamin C 163.4mg198%
Calcium 29mg3%
Iron 1.7mg9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.