Spicy Pork Stir-Fry

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Quick Facts

Servings: 4
Prep Time: 15 min.
Cook Time: 10 min.
Total: 25 min.
Spicy is in the name but it doesn't have to be. With these versatile ingredients, season it to match your family's tastes.


  • 3/4 lb boneless pork loin, sliced into 1/8-inch by 2-inch strips
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp crushed red pepper
  • 1/4 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 Tbs cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 Tbs soy sauce, low-sodium
  • 1 tsp vegetable oil
  • 1 cup carrots, thinly sliced
  • 2 cups bok choy, sliced
  • 1 small red bell pepper, cut into strips
  • 1/4 cup walnut pieces


  • In heavy-duty resealable plastic bag, place pork strips, chili powder, red pepper flakes and cumin; seal bag and shake to distribute spices. Stir together cornstarch, water and soy sauce; set aside.
  • Heat oil in heavy skillet over medium-high heat. Add pork strips and carrots to skillet and stir-fry 4 minutes. Add bok choy and red pepper to skillet; stir-fry 4 minutes longer or until vegetables are crisp-tender. Add soy sauce mixture and walnuts; stir-fry 1 minute or until sauce is thickened and bubbly.
Recipe courtesy of the National Pork Board

Serving Suggestion: Serve over rice or cellophane noodles.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 174
  Calories from Fat 79 (45%)
(15%)Total Fat 10g
(5%)Saturated Fat 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
(13%)Cholesterol 40mg
(14%)Sodium 340mg
(0%)Potassium 0mg
Total Carbohydrate 9g
(0%)Dietary Fiber 0g
Sugars 0g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(36%)Protein 18g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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