Cajun Pork Stir-Fry

Pork Stir Fry Recipe
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This stir-fry Cajun dish uses herb rubbed pork and a spicy pork sausage.
30 min
Prep Time
1:20
Total Time
6 servings

Ingredients

Herb Rub

3/4 teaspoon
dried oregano leaves
3/4 teaspoon
dried thyme leaves
1/2 teaspoon
garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon
onion salt
1/2 teaspoon
ground red pepper
1/2 teaspoon
pepper
 
12 ounces
lean boneless pork, cut into thin 2-inch strips

Sauce

1/2 cup
chopped fresh parsley
1 (16-ounce) can
stewed tomatoes, cut up
1 tablespoon
cornstarch
2 tablespoons
tomato paste
1/4 teaspoon
hot pepper sauce

Vegetables

2 to 3 tablespoons
vegetable oil
2 teaspoons
finely chopped fresh garlic
3 ribs (1 1/2 cups)
celery, cut into thin diagonal slices
1 large
onion, cut into thin wedges
1 large
green bell pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces

Sausage

1 cup
chopped tasso or smoked sausage
 
Hot cooked rice

Directions

  1. Combine all herb rub ingredients in small bowl; rub onto pork strips. Cover with plastic food wrap; refrigerate 30 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, combine all sauce ingredients in small bowl; set aside.
  3. Heat oil in wok or 12-inch skillet; add garlic. (Add more oil as needed during stir-frying.) Cook over medium-high heat 30 seconds. Add celery and onion; continue cooking, stirring constantly, 2-3 minutes or until vegetables are crisply tender. Add green pepper; continue cooking, stirring constantly, 1 minute. Remove vegetables from wok; set aside.
  4. Place pork in hot wok. Cook over medium-high heat, stirring constantly, 5-7 minutes or until meat is browned. Push meat from center of wok. Stir sauce; add sauce to center of wok. Cook, stirring constantly, 1-2 minutes or until slightly thickened. Return cooked vegetables to wok. Add tasso; stir all ingredients to coat with sauce. Cook, stirring constantly, 1-2 minutes or until heated through. Serve over rice.

Recipe Tips

Tasso is a spicy meat made from cured pork which is seasoned and smoked.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories
340
Cholesterol
70mg
Carbohydrates
12g
Protein
23g
Fat
22g
Sodium
720mg
Dietary Fiber
3g

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