Shredded Pork Stir-fry


In China, you’ll see a lot of dishes with the description “Yu Xiang,” (鱼香), which literally means “fish fragrance,” or “fish flavor.” There’s actually no fish involved in the dish, and there are tons of different versions. In the U.S., you might find the American takeout version of this dish translated as “Pork with Garlic …

What you will need

8 oz pork loin sliced in small strips

2 teaspoons cornstarch, divided

1 teaspoon oil

5 broccoli stems, peeled and julienned

1 large carrot, julienned

1 small yellow or red bell pepper, julienned

4 long hot green peppers (you can also substitute with a bell pepper or a milder green pepper), julienned

3 tablespoons water

2 tablespoons oil

6 dried red chili peppers

2 tablespoons shaoxing wine

1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar

1 teaspoon sugar

½ teaspoon salt

¼ teaspoon white pepper

1 tablespoon red chili oil


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