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Teresa's Oyster Sauce Pork

Teresa's Oyster Sauce Pork created by Kzim4

Easy, tasty Chinese style pork-quicker and cheaper than take out and oh-so-good! Very simple to make! Cook in wok, electric fry pan or large skillet for a nice dinner that's hearty, but not heavy. Fast cooking time makes this a good meal for weeknights. Prep time does NOT include the 20 minute rehydration time for the mushrooms which can be done in advance.

Ready In:
27mins
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ingredients

  • 12 ounce dried Chinese mushrooms (rehydrated and chopped) or 6 -8 ounces sliced button mushrooms
  • 1 lb pork steak
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 3 bell peppers, cored deseeded,and diced (1 red,1 green, 1 yellow or all 1 color if desired)
  • 8 ounces oyster sauce (or more, if desired)

directions

  • Rehydrate mushrooms for 20 minutes (put mushrooms in bowl, cover with boiling water) then drain Cut pork into thin strips.
  • Heat oil in large pan (or wok).
  • Add pork and stir fry quickly for 3-5 minutes or until cooked through.
  • Add chopped mushrooms, onions and bell peppers and cook for 5 minutes.
  • Add oyster sauce and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  • Serve over white rice.
  • NOTE-I make this dish without the mushrooms (due to availability issues) and it's great.
  • If the pan looks on the dry side at the end of cooking time, I'll add a few more ounces of oyster sauce and stir to heat it through.
  • That way, there's plenty of sauce for my rice.
  • (I just don't like dry white rice-if you do, feel free to use just the 8 oz of oyster sauce).
  • I don't have a wok, so I cook this in my electric frying pan-I've found that if I cover the pan after adding the vegetables and oyster sauce, and lower the heat, there tends to be more sauce, so I can use just the 8 oz.
  • Also-you can rehydrate the mushrooms in advance to save on actual prep time when it's time to cook dinner if time is an issue.
  • Button mushrooms, sliced, can be substituted for the Chinese mushrooms if desired.
  • (or mushrooms can be omitted all together).
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"Easy, tasty Chinese style pork-quicker and cheaper than take out and oh-so-good! Very simple to make! Cook in wok, electric fry pan or large skillet for a nice dinner that's hearty, but not heavy. Fast cooking time makes this a good meal for weeknights. Prep time does NOT include the 20 minute rehydration time for the mushrooms which can be done in advance."
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  1. Kzim4
    Teresa's Oyster Sauce Pork Created by Kzim4
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  2. Kzim4
    Unfortunately, when I made this recipe, I realized that I don't like oyster sauce in such large quantities. I think if I make it again, I'll use 1/2 the oyster sauce and add a bit of water and cornstarch to make more "gravy". I do think that those who know they like a stronger oyster sauce flavor will enjoy this dish.
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  3. TGirl
    Easy, tasty Chinese style pork-quicker and cheaper than take out and oh-so-good! Very simple to make! Cook in wok, electric fry pan or large skillet for a nice dinner that's hearty, but not heavy. Fast cooking time makes this a good meal for weeknights. Prep time does NOT include the 20 minute rehydration time for the mushrooms which can be done in advance.
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