Pork with Ginger and Mushrooms

Pork with Ginger and Mushrooms

Fresh young ginger is the key to this recipe. Beef, chicken or shrimp can also be used instead of pork.


serves 4

  • 8 oz. lean pork, thinly sliced
  • 2 tbsp. vegetable oil
  • 4 garlic cloves, chopped
  • ¼ cup slivered fresh gingerroot
  • 1½ cups (about 4 oz/125 g) fresh oyster or shiitake mushrooms, thinly sliced
  • 2 tsp. sliced fresh red chilies (or 1 tsp. red chili flakes)
  • 2 tbsp. fish sauce
  • 1 tbsp. oyster sauce
  • 1 tsp. granulated sugar
  • 4 green onions, sliced
  • fresh cilantro, for garnish

( Kitchen Conversion )

  1. Heat oil in a wok or a large skillet over medium-high heat. Stir-fry pork and garlic for 2 minutes. Add ginger and cook for another minute.
  2. Stir in mushrooms and stir-fry for 1-2 minutes, or until just softened.
  3. Add red chilies, fish sauce, oyster sauce, sugar and green onions. Cook for 2 minutes, tossing to combine.
  4. Serve garnished with cilantro.

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