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Cajun Pork and Pecan Stir-Fry

No recipe image available. This quick stir-fry features spicy Cajun seasoning and crunchy toasted pecans for a pleasingly different flavor profile. Accompany with a fruit salad and crusty French rolls.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 pound pork stir-fry strips (loin, fresh pork leg or tenderloin)
1 1/2 tablespoon Cajun seasoning
1 tablespoons vegetable oil
3/4 cup chopped celery
1/2 cup chopped onion
1 clove garlic, crushed
1 green bell pepper, seeded and cut into 3/4-inch squares
3/4 cup toasted pecan halves
3 cups hot cooked rice

Cooking Directions:

  1. In medium bowl toss together pork strips with Cajun seasoning to coat evenly.
  2. In large nonstick skillet heat oil over high heat, stir-fry pork until nicely browned, about 4 to 6 minutes.
  3. Add celery, onion and garlic to skillet and cook, stirring often, until onion is almost translucent, about 3 to 4 minutes.
  4. Add pecans and cook to heat through. Serve over rice.

Makes 4 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): Calories 520 calories Protein 31 grams Fat 26 grams Sodium 620 milligrams Cholesterol 65 milligrams Saturated Fat 4 grams Carbohydrates 41 grams.

Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of National Pork Board.