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Stir Fry Pork in Orange Sauce Recipe

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This recipe for Stir Fry Pork in Orange Sauce, by , is from The Sgambati Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Teresa Vinikoff
Added: Monday, April 7, 2008


1 lb lean boneless pork, cut into 1/2 cubes
1 T finely shredded orange peel
1/2 c orange juice
2 T soy sauce
2 t cornstarch
1 t brown sugar
1/2 t ground ginger (or 1/2" fresh ginger root, peeled and minced)
2 large carrots, peeled and thinly sliced
2 stalks celery, chopped (1 cup)
2 T peanut oil
1/4 - 1/2 c cashews

Combine orange peel, orange juice, soy sauce, corn starch, sugar and ginger. Set aside.

In wok or large skillet on high heat, stir fry carrots and celery in 1 tablespoon hot oil for about 4 minutes or until crisp tender. Remove from pan and set aside.

Add remaining 1 tablespoon oil to pan and stir fry pork for 4-5 minutes, until browned (add more oil, if necessary). Add juice mixture and cashews and cook until thickened and bubbly. Return vegetables to pan, cover and heat through 1-2 minutes. Serve over cooked rice or noodles.

Serves: 4-6

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Number Of Servings:
4 to 6




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