Healthy Recipes
Authored By:  California Dried Plum Board
Add some oriental flare to your menu this week.
Diet Types: Low Fat, Wheat Free
Ingredients:
  • No stick cooking spray
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped ginger
  • 1 large clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 4 ounces pork loin, cut into thin strips (or chicken, beef, or tofu)
  • 1 1/2 cups sliced onions
  • 1 medium carrot, very thinly sliced
  • 1 cup thinly sliced celery
  • 1 cup pitted dried plums, halved
  • 1/4 cup cold water
  • 2 tablespoons reduced sodium soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 4 cups hot cooked rice
  • 2 medium red or green bell peppers, cut into 1 inch pieces
  • Serves: 4
    Cooking Time: 30 minutes - one hour
    Instructions:
    Spray large nonstick skillet or wok with cooking spray. Heat over high heat until hot. Add ginger and garlic; stir-fry 1 minute. Add pork( or other meat or tofu); stir fry 2 minutes. Add onions and carrots; stir fry 2 minutes. Add peppers and celery; stir-fry 2 to 4 minutes or just until vegetables are crisp/tender. Add dried plums; toss to heat through. Reduce heat to medium. In small bowl combine water, soy sauce and cornstarch; mix thoroughly. Add soy sauce mixture to skillet; cook and stir about 2 minutes until heated through. To serve, divide rice among four plates. Top with stir fry, dividing equally.

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    Nutrition Facts

    Serving Size: 1
    Servings per Recipe: 4
    Amount Per Serving 
    Calories 478
    Calories from Fat 27
     % Daily Value*
    Total Fat 3g5%
      Saturated Fat 1g5%
      Mono Fat 1g 
    Cholesterol 14mg5%
    Sodium 376mg16%
    Total Carbs 102g34%
      Dietary Fiber 9g35%
    Protein 14g 
    Iron15%
    Calcium6%
    Vitamin B-625%
    Vitamin C135%
    Vitamin E7%
    Vitamin A93%
    Selenium30%
    Manganese50%
    Copper20%
    Zinc13%
    Pantothenic acid10%
    Niacin12%
    Riboflavin12%
    Thiamin13%
    Folate9%
    Potassium22%
    Phosphorus10%
    Magnesium14%
    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.