Shredded Pork and Garlic Sprouts Stir Fry

Garlic Sprouts is one of the vegetables that I like, it’s sweet, crunchy and a good source of fibre but it’s not available whole year round but it has an excellent shelf life. Last weekend it started showing up on Asian groceries so I got hold of one bunch and decided to make something Asian and it’s called Shredded Pork and Garlic Sprouts Stir Fry. A very simple dish which goes well paired with freshly steamed rice.

Shredded Pork and Garlic Sprouts Stir Fry
 
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Serves: 3
Ingredients
  • 250g pork, sliced into thin strips
  • 1 bunch garlic sprouts, sliced
  • 1 carrot, julienned
  • 2 stalks spring onions, sliced
  • 1 tbsp thinly sliced ginger
  • 1 tsp cornstarch
  • 1 white onion, sliced
  • 2 tbsp light soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp Chinese cooking wine
  • egg white from 1 egg
  • salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
Instructions
  1. In a mixing bowl add pork, salt, cooking wine, light soy sauce, egg white and cornstarch. Mix well then set aside for 15 minutes.
  2. In a wok heat oil then add pork in small batches and stir fry for 2 minutes, do not brown. Place pork in a colander then set it aside.
  3. Using the same wok add onion and ginger then stir-fry until fragrant.
  4. Add the carrots and garlic sprouts then stir-fry for 2 minutes.
  5. Add the pork then season with salt and freshly ground black pepper.

 

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  1. I was just looking at a pork fillet in the fridge thinking… Mexican? Middle Eastern? Asian? If only I had some garlic shoots… Like the simplicity of this dish and of course the flavours!

  2. I’d like to have some garlic sprouts. Scrumptious stir fry.

  3. Love it, I’ve not had garlic sprouts for so long. May make this at the weekend, have pinned it, thanks.

  4. Using egg white as a part of the marinade is a good idea. Take Care, BAM

  5. Jasline says:

    Mmm my mon cooks this pretty often, but with prawns. Your version looks equally yummy!

  6. Food Stories says:

    What a beautiful recipe … Bet it tastes as good as it looks :-)

  7. I like the focus on simple flavors like pungent ginger and the colorful contrast — I’ll pull up a chair and get ready to eat!

  8. Sizzle Food says:

    This looks delicious!

  9. Tessa says:

    Garlic sprouts… Great addition to a stir fry! Looks so delicious!

  10. Eha says:

    Beautiful recipe, and :) ! , I know where to get garlic sprouts!!

  11. What a perfect meal.
    :-) Mandy

  12. Garlic sprouts…are they the bigger and longer version of the mung beansprouts?

  13. Kristy says:

    I’ve never had garlic sprouts before. I think I might like them too from the sounds of them.

  14. foodjaunts says:

    We call them garlic scapes in the US. And yes, definitely short harvesting season but when it’s available they’re absolutely delicious and one of my fav items to use. Tasty stir-fry.

  15. Yum I love garlic scapes! Pinning for spring!

  16. Carolyn Chan says:

    You’re right that would be perfect with a bowl of white rice !

  17. Jaime Marco says:

    How much corn starch?

  18. Jaime Marco says:

    Thanks a lot!

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