Pork and Peach Stir Fry

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Krista Numbers from Simplify Supper joined us with her daughter Sara and niece Maddie to kick off our full week of Kids in the Kitchen! They shared a tasty recipe for pork and peach stir fry! 

Pork and Peach Stir Fry

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound pork, cubed
  • 2 large peaches 
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil 
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced 
  • 1 tablespoon ginger, minced
  • 2 green onions, cut into 1-inch pieces

For the Marinade:

  • 1 1/2 tablespoons light soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon rice wine 
  • black pepper to taste
  • 3 teaspoons cornstarch, divided

For the Sauce:

  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 4 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 2 teaspoons water

Directions:

1. Place cubes of pork into a bowl or large ziplock bag. Combine marinade ingredients – light soy sauce, rice wine, black pepper, and 2 teaspoons cornstarch, adding the cornstarch last. Marinate the chicken in the refrigerator for 15 minutes.

2. To prepare the sauce: in a small bowl, stir the honey and lemon juice into the orange juice. In a separate small bowl, make a cornstarch “slurry” by combining 1 teaspoon cornstarch with 2 teaspoons water.

3. Cut the peaches into thin slices.

4. Heat a pan over medium-high heat and add 2 tablespoons oil, tilting the pan so that it swirls down the sides of the pan. Add the garlic and stir-fry for 10 – 15 seconds. Add the pork, laying it flat in the pan. Let brown for about 30 seconds, then stir-fry the meat until it turns white and is about 80 percent cooked. Remove the pork, cleaning out the pan if needed.

5. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in the pan. Add the ginger, green onion, and peaches. Stir-fry for a minute, then add the sauce. Bring to a boil and pour in the cornstarch slurry, stirring to thicken. When the sauce turns glossy and has thickened, return the pork to the pan. Heat everything through and serve.

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