Low-Fat Recipe: Pork Chop Suey

If you’re not much of a veggie fan, Chop Suey is a great way to work more vegetables into your diet. It has a savory flavour that comes from the pork and Asian seasonings, so your vegetables don’t taste bland at all. Plus, this recipe for Pork Chop Suey is only 280 calories per serving, making it an excellent addition to your weight loss meal plan.

This recipe makes 4 servings, about one cup each, and takes around 30 minutes to prepare.

Low-Fat Recipe: Pork Chop Suey - Vietura Aesthetic Lifestyle

Ingredients for Pork Chop Suey

  • 1 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 3 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons molasses, preferably blackstrap
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 5 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil, divided
  • 1 pound pork tenderloin, trimmed, halved lengthwise and cut into 1/4-inch-thick pieces
  • 1 medium onion, slivered
  • 1 medium red bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 3 cups mung bean sprouts
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger

How to Prepare Pork Chop Suey

  1.  In a medium-sized bowl, combine broth, soy sauce and molasses. Take 2 tablespoons of the mixture and transfer to a smaller bowl, then stir in cornstarch. Set aside.
  2. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a non-stick skillet over medium heat. Add pork and cook for 2-3 minutes or until most of the pink color is gone. Transfer to a plate.
  3. Increase heat to medium-high. Add the remaining oil, bell pepper, onion, sprouts and ginger, and cook for 3 minutes.
  4. Add the broth mixture and bring to a boil. Cook for 3 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  5. Reduce heat to medium, then add the reserved cornstarch mixture and pork and cook for about 1 minute, until slightly thickened. 

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