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.
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