Seeded Chinese Pork

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Seeded Chinese Pork
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Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
55 min.
Preparation

Ingredients

for
4
For the marinade
¼ cup Nut oil
3.333 cups Pork loin (cut into 1 inch cubes)
cup water
½ cup tomato Ketchup
¼ cup Sherry vinegar
½ cup caster sugar
1 tablespoon Corn starch (dissolved in 30ml cold water)
1 tablespoon soy sauce
For the garnish
2 tablespoons Sesame seeds
2 cups Spinach
How healthy are the main ingredients?
KetchupSpinachSesame seedssoy sauce

Preparation steps

1.
Combine all the ingredients for the marinade apart from the pork and groundnut oil, in a saucepan and whisk until smooth.
2.
Bring to a simmer, whisking to make sure the sugar has dissolved, then remove from the heat and allow to cool for 10 minutes.
3.
Add the pork after 10 minutes, cover and allow to marinade for 30 minutes.
4.
When ready to cook the pork, remove it from the marinade and pat dry; make sure you reserve the marinade.
5.
Heat the groundnut oil in a wok over a high heat until hot. Stir-fry the pork for 4-5 minutes, then add half of the reserved marinade and continue cooking over a reduce heat until it has reduced by half.
6.
Remove from the heat once the marinade has reduced by half.
7.
Arrange the spinach leaves in serving bowls. Sprinkle the sesame seeds on top of the pork then spoon into the serving bowls. Serve immediately and eat with chopsticks.
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