Pork and Noodles with Hoisin-Peanut Sauce

[ 3 ] January 30, 2013 |

Pork and Noodles with Hoisin-Peanut Sauce

I love Asian Cuisine!  I enjoy the fragrant  flavor of ginger and the wonderful flavor of  hoisin sauce in a stir fry.

Ginger is technically a spice, not an herb, and the gnarly part that’s edible is technically a rhizome, not a root, but most people can agree that the flavor is a great addition to many different cuisines all around the world. Ginger is one of the world healthiest food!

Pork and Noodles with Hoisin-Peanut Sauce

Hoisin sauce is a great way to add an authentic Asian flavor and thickening color to a stir-fry or noodle dish.

Because the flavor can be overpowering, particularly if you’re new to Asian cuisine, it’s recommended that you use only a bit at a time to experiment with the flavor. Or, dilute the flavor by adding water or oil to the paste before using in a recipe

Pork and Noodles with Hoisin-Peanut Sauce

 

Pork and Noodles with Hoisin-Peanut Sauce
 
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Serves: 4
Ingredients
  • 9 oz bean thread noodles
  • ½ cup fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
  • ⅓ cup hoisin sauce
  • 2 Tablespoons honey
  • ¼ cup soy sauce
  • ¼ cup creamy peanut butter
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons ketchup
  • ¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 3 teaspoons dark sesame oil, divided
  • 1½ pound pork tenderloin cut into strips
  • 1½ cups red bell pepper strips
  • 1 piece fresh grated ginger
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • ½ cup chopped green onions, divided
Instructions
  1. Cook noodles according to package directions; drain.
  2. Combine broth and next 7 ingredients (broth through crushed red pepper) in a bowl; stir well with a whisk.
  3. Heat 1 teaspoon oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add the pork; sauté 4 minutes. Add bell pepper; sauté 3 minutes. Remove from heat. Combine pork mixture and noodles in a large bowl.
  4. Heat 1 teaspoon oil in pan over medium heat. Add ginger and garlic; cook 15 seconds. Stir in broth mixture; cook 30 seconds, stirring constantly. Add the broth mixture and ¼ cup green onions to noodle mixture; toss well. Sprinkle with ¼ cup green onions.

 

Pork and Noodles with Hoisin-Peanut Sauce

Marie Poulin
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