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Diced Pork with Walnuts | Pork Chinese Style

Diced Pork with Walnuts | Pork Chinese Style

Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 18 minutes
Total Time 48 minutes
Course Beef & Lamb, Main Courses
Cuisine Asian, China
Servings 2
Calories 339.8 kcal


  • 4 oz shelled walnuts
  • Oil for deep-frying
  • #Seasoning#
  • 1 1/2 tsps light soy sauce
  • Few drops sesame oil
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1 tbsp water
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch
  • Pinch monosodium glutamate (optional)
  • 1/2 lb pork fillet, cut into cubes
  • 1 carrot, thinly sliced
  • 1 onion, peeled and cut into pieces
  • 3 green onions, chopped
  • 1 inch fresh root ginger, peeled and thinly sliced
  • #Sauce#
  • 6 tbsps stock
  • 1 tsp cornstarch


  • #Walnuts accentuate the pork perfectly in this tasty liaison.# Cook the walnuts in boiling water for 3-4 minutes. Drain the nuts thoroughly.
  • Deep-fry the walnuts until lightly browned. Remove and drain. Use oil for cooking.
  • Mix the seasoning ingredients together and add the pork. Leave to marinate for 15 minutes. Discard marinade.
  • Heat 2 tbsps of the walnut oil in the wok and stir-fry the carrots for 2 minutes. Add the onions and root ginger and stir-fry for 1 minute.
  • Add 2 tsps of the sauce stock and remove to a plate. Add the drained pork cubes and 1 tbsp oil to the wok and stir fry for 4-5 minutes.
  • Mix the remaining stock and the cornstarch together for the sauce.
  • Return the walnuts and carrots to the wok, together with the blended sauce ingredients. Mix well and simmer until the sauce thickens.
  • Remove and serve immediately. #TIME: Preparation takes 30 minutes, cooking takes 16-18 minutes.# #COOK’S TIP: Monosodium glutamate adds extra strength to the flavor of a dish.#
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