Serious Eats Dinner Tonight: Helen Chen's Pork And Cucumber Stir Fry Recipe Recipe

Total time: 30 minutes

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  • Net Carbs are 3% of calories per serving, at 7g per serving. This meal falls within the range for standard keto diet guidelines (at or under 25g of net carbs). If your daily net carb quota is 25g and if this food almost equals that much, consider whether you're going to eat more food later. Always take into account any foods you've already consumed. It's recommended that you track the macros of your daily food consumptions—this makes it easier to avoid overconsumption.
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Serious Eats Dinner Tonight: Helen Chen's Pork And Cucumber Stir Fry Recipe Recipe Nutritional Facts

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 4 servings   ( 185 g )
Amount Per Serving
Calories: 270
Total Fat: 19g
Saturated Fat: 4g
Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g
Monounsaturated Fat: 9g
Trans Fat: 0g
Cholesterol: 53mg
Sodium: 428mg
Total Carbohydrates: 8g
Dietary Fiber: 1g
Sugar: 3g
Protein: 16g
Calcium: 33mg Iron: 1mg
Potassium: 430mg Vitamin A: 51mcg
Vitamin C: 40mg Vitamin D: 1mcg

Ingredients:

  • 12 ounces lean pork butt, cut into 1/4-inch-thick bite-sized slices
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Shaoxing rice wine or dry sherry
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1/2 teaspoon soy sauce
  • 3/4 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon fermented black beans, rinsed
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 2 tablespoons thinly sliced garlic
  • 1/2 English cucumber, halved lengthwise and cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices
  • 1 medium red bell pepper, stemmed, seeded, and cut into 1/4-inch-wide strips
  • 3 tablespoons chicken broth
  • 1/4 teaspoon sugar

Instructions

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