Kung Pao Pork
IntroductionI live in China and love the spicy-ness of this dish. You can use pork, chicken, beef, or simply have it with no meat if you prefer. I live in China and love the spicy-ness of this dish. You can use pork, chicken, beef, or simply have it with no meat if you prefer.
3 Tbsp Olive oil
Pork Tenderloin (thinly cut into strips) 2 ounces
1 large onion (sliced)
3-4 large jalepeno peppers (sliced)
1/2 cup water
1 tsp sugar
2 Tbsp Soy sauce
1 tsp vinegar (plain)
1.5 Tbsp Corn starch
3 Tbsp water
1-4 hot red peppers (depends on you, diced)
3 Garlic cloves (chopped)
3 tsp Ginger root (chopped)
2-3 tablespoons of peanuts (unsalted preferred)
-Cut pork into thin strips and place in a small bowl
-Cut onion and jalepenos and place together in a serving dish.
-Mix the Sauce in a small bowl, make sure that the corn starch is disolved. Using hot water helps.
-Chop the red pappers, garlic, and ginger and place them in a small bowl or leave on the cutting board. Have peanuts ready.
Add 1 Tbsp oil to a wok or frying pan. After it is heated, add your pork and cook until visibly done. Usually very fast at high heat. Remove the pork and place in a separate dish.
Add 1 Tbsp oil to a wok or frying pan and after heated add your onions and jalepenos. Stir fry these for about 1 minute, then add 1/2 cup of water to the mix. Cover the wok for 10 minutes while the vegetables soften. Remove the vegetables, drained, and place them back in the serving dish. Add the pork to the mix.
Add 1 Tbsp oil to your pan and add in you red pepper, ginger, and garlic. Stir slightly and let cook until the pepper turns a little dark. Add in your peanuts for 30 seconds.
Quickly, (heat still going) add in your vegetable/meat mixture and then your sauce. The sauce will thicken as you continue to stir. Remove from heat and serve with rice.
Feel free to add whatever vegetables or meat you like.
Cook up some qingcai (fried greens) and you have a complete meal.
4 cups greens of your choice
1 Clove Garlic
1 Tbsp oil
1 Tsp salt
Add the oil to the wok and then add your garlic. Let heat then through in the greens. Stir until shruken and soft (about 1 minute) Add some salt to stir in and your done.
Serving Size: Makes enough for 3-4 people with a bowl of rice
Number of Servings: 4
Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user GODSWAY4LIFE.