Basic stir-fried roast pork

Yield: 4 Servings

Measure Ingredient
½ pounds Roast pork
1 pounds Vegetables (see note)
2 \N Scallion stalks
1 slice Fresh ginger root
1 tablespoon Cornstarch
1 tablespoon Soy sauce
1 tablespoon Water
3 drops Sesame oil; more or less
1½ tablespoon Oil
2 tablespoons Oil
½ cup Stock
½ teaspoon Salt

1. Slice roast pork and vegetables. Cut scallions in 1-inch sections.

Mince ginger root.

2. Blend cornstarch, soy sauce, cold water and sesame oil to a paste.

3. Heat oil. Add scallions and stir-fry until translucent. Add roast pork; stir-fry 1 minute more. Remove from pan.

4. Heat remaining oil. Add vegetables and stir-fry to coat with oil (about 1 minute). Stir in stock, salt and ginger root and heat quickly.

Then cook, covered, over medium heat until nearly done.

5. Return pork and scallions, stir-frying only to reheat. Then stir in cornstarch paste to thicken. Serve at once.

NOTE: Roast pork may be purchased ready-cooked in Chinese food stores or prepared at home. For the vegetables, use in any combination bean sprouts, broccoli, Chinese lettuce, Chinese cabbage, mustard cabbage, celery, fresh mushrooms, peppers, spinach, string beans. (See Vegetable Section for details on cooking times.)

From <The Thousand Recipe Chinese Cookbook>, ISBN 0-517-65870-4. Downloaded from Glen's MM Recipe Archive, .

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