Pork with sweet and sour courgette recipe

  • Serves 4
  • 20 mins to prepare and 20 mins to cook
  • 335 calories / serving
  • Healthy
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Prepare the sauce ahead of time by combining all the ingredients for it in a saucepan. Bring to a simmer over a medium heat and allow it to reduce until slightly thickened. Remove from the heat and set to one side. Heat the groundnut oil in a wok over a high heat until hot.

Stir-fry the onion, ginger and courgette for 2-3 minutes, then add the pork and continue to stir-fry over a slightly reduced heat for 2-3 minutes until just cooked. Add the sauce and reduce the heat; cook for a further 2-3 minutes. Spoon onto serving plates and garnish with the chive stalks.

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  • Ingredients

  • 50ml groundnut oil
  • 340g pork stirfry
  • 2 medium courgettes, de-seeded and cut into long batons
  • 10g fresh ginger, peeled and julienned
  • 1 onion, roughly sliced
  • chive stalks, to garnish
  • For the sauce

  • 150ml water
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 red chilli, de-seeded and finely chopped
  • 2tbsp light brown sugar
  • 1tbsp light soy sauce
  • 2tbsp rice wine vinegar
  • 1tbsp tomato puree
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  • Energy 1395kj 335kcal 17%
  • Fat 18g 26%
  • Saturates 4g 20%
  • Sugars 13g 14%
  • Salt 0.9g 15%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 14.1g Protein 29.9g Fibre 2g


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