This Sweet and Spicy Korean Pork Stir Fry has strips of marinated pork loin that are seared with fresh vegetables and tossed with a sweet and spicy sauce that includes plum jam and the Korean paste gochujang. This is lip smacking good! keviniscooking.com
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Sweet and Spicy Korean Pork Stir Fry

This Sweet and Spicy Korean Pork Stir Fry has strips of marinated pork loin that are seared with fresh vegetables and tossed with a sweet and spicy sauce that includes plum jam and the Korean paste gochujang. Recipe video included.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Dinner, Main
Cuisine: Korean
Keyword: Korean stir fry, pork stir fry, spicy stir fry
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 566kcal
Author: Kevin Is Cooking

Ingredients

  • 1.5 lb pork loin cut into 1/4” strips
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 6 green onions sliced on diagonal, 1 inch pieces
  • 2 carrots julienned into strips
  • 1/2 cup dry roasted peanuts

Korean Sauce:

  • 1/2 cup plum jam (See Note 1)
  • 1/4 cup hoisin sauce
  • 1/4 cup Gochujang
  • 3 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp ginger paste
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • 1/4 cup rice wine vinegar
  • 2 tbsp cornstarch

Instructions

  • In a bowl add the plum jam, hoisin, Gochujang, soy sauce, ginger and garlic. Mix together the vinegar and cornstarch and add to Korean Sauce mixture.  Whisk to combine. Set aside.
  • Slice the pork loin into 1/4” strips and mix with tablespoon of cornstarch and soy sauce in a bowl. Set aside for 5 minutes.
  • Over high heat add the oil to the wok or skillet and heat for a minute. Add the pork and toss to cook, stirring to quickly brown on all sides.
  • Add the Korean Sauce mixture, stirring frequently, sauce will thicken.
  • Add the vegetables and peanuts, tossing to coat and cook for 3 minutes.
  • Serve with more peanuts and green onions for garnish on top.

Notes

  1. I use Smucker’s Red Plum Jam
 

Nutrition

Calories: 566kcal | Carbohydrates: 57g | Protein: 45g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 107mg | Sodium: 1064mg | Potassium: 1053mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 29g | Vitamin A: 5310IU | Vitamin C: 12.4mg | Calcium: 63mg | Iron: 2.5mg