Stir-Fried Pork With Sugar Snap Peas

Recipe by LifeIsGood
READY IN: 30mins




  • Mix the pork with the scallion whites, half of the garlic, half of the ginger, all of the soy sauce, all the sugar, 1 t. of the cornstarch, all of the sherry and all of the sesame oil. Marinate at room temperature for about 15 minutes.
  • Mix the remaining 1 t. cornstarch with 2 T. water and set aside.
  • Heat a large skillet or wok over high heat. Add 1 T. of the peanut oil and heat.
  • Add the sugar snap peas and the remaining garlic, ginger and stir-fry until the sugar snap peas are bright green but still crisp (about 1 minute). Season with salt and pepper to taste and then put into a large bowl.
  • Reheat the empty skillet over high heat and add 2 more T. oil.
  • Add half the pork mixture, season with salt and pepper to taste and stir-fry until lightly browned (about 2 minutes or so) Add this first batch of cooked pork to the sugar snap peas in the bowl.
  • Repeat with the rest of the oil and pork.
  • Return all the pork and sugar snap peas back to the skillet and add the hoisin and the cornstarch/water mixture. . Cook until the juices thicken (about 1 minute).
  • Mound the stir-fry on a serving platter or divide amongst 4 plates and scatter the scallion greens over the top.
  • Serve with rice, if desired.