Monday, April 23, 2012

Pork & Snap Pea Lo Mein

Another yummy way to prepare pork chops:-)

Pick N Save is helping me out with pork chops on sale and I am pairing it with coupons and coming up with the tastiest money saving around! It is normally $4.30/lb. and I got it for $2.49/lb. to make my featured recipe today.


Pork & Snap Pea Lo Mein
Ingrdients
8 oz whole-wheat spaghetti
1/3 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce
3 Tbs rice vinegar
2 tsp cornstarch
1 tsp sugar
2 Tbs canola oil
2 cups snap peas, trimmed
12 oz boneless pork loin chops or tenderloin, trimmed, cut into thin strips
3 cloves garlic, minced
3-4 scallions, sliced

Directions:
1. Cook pasta in a large pot of boiling water until just tender, 8 to 10 minutes or according to package directions. Drain.

2. Combine soy sauce, rice vinegar, cornstarch and sugar in a small bowl.

3. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add snap peas and cook, stirring frequently, until beginning to soften, about 2 minutes. Add pork and cook, stirring, until no longer pink on the outside, about 2 minutes. Add garlic and cook, stirring, until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Stir the soy sauce mixture, pour into the pan and cook, stirring, until thickened, 30 seconds to 1 minute. Remove from the heat. Add the pasta to the pan and toss to coat with the sauce. Serve topped with scallions.

Servings: 4

Cooking Times
Preparation Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes

Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 1/4 of a recipe (15.4 ounces).
Percent daily values based on custom values.
Nutrition information calculated from recipe ingredients.

Amount Per Serving
Calories 622.87
Calories From Fat (20%) 123.73
% Daily Value
Total Fat 14.28g 24%
Saturated Fat 2.63g 24%
Cholesterol 153.45mg 77%
Sodium 1317.28mg 55%
Potassium 1887.35mg 54%
Total Carbohydrates 53.23g 25%
Fiber 6.52g 22%
Sugar 6.46g
Protein 74.15g 116%

Recipe Type: Chinese, Healthy, Main Course, Pork

Source
Source: Eating Well
Web Page: http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes/pork_snap_pea_lo_mein.html


Recipe Cost: $10.32 ($7.60 on sale and with coupons)
Serving Cost: $2.58 ($1.90 on sale and with coupons)

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I am posting this menu plan along with I'm an Organizing Junkie and $5 Dinners .

4 comments:

Bev said...

That sounds really yummy and something different. Tired of cooking the same old things!

Liz @ A Nut in a Nutshell said...

Now this sounds pretty darn interesting!

BerryMorins Bits & Tips said...

I didn't know there were still Pic 'n Saves around. I used to work at one of there stores in San Diego for a few months.
Happy MPM!
You're menu plan sounds so good.
Have a wonderful week!

Laural Out Loud said...

I just happen to have all those things on hand! I love it when a recipe pops up at just the right time.


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