Sesame Ginger Pork with Shitake Mushrooms
Sesame and ginger stir fry pork is a common dish that is prepared for the mummies who are on their confinement after giving birth. The use of ginger is to help expel the “wind” from the body and improving blood circulation and treating conditions like inflammation and constipation. Having said that, this dish can definitely be enjoyed by anyone!
- 200 g Pork Loin sliced thinly (marinate with 1 tbsp sesame oil, 1 tbsp soy sauce and 1/2 tbsp cornflour)
- 6-8 pieces Dried Chinese Shiitake soaked and sliced
- 5 cm Ginger julienned
- 1 tbsp Dark Sauce
- 1 tbsp Oyster Sauce
- 3 tbsp Sesame Oil
- 1 tbsp Light Soy Sauce
- 1 tbsp Brown Sugar
- Dash White pepper
- 1 tsp Cornstarch mixed with 1 tbsp water
Heat pan with sesame oil, add ginger strips and fry till fragrant.
Add in the marinated pork slices and fry for 5 mins and add in the sauce.
Add in 3-4 tbsp water and let it simmer to cook.
Thicken the sauce with cornstarch solution
Dish up and garnish.
- To tenderise the pork, marinate pork with pinch of baking soda for 30 mins and wash away under cold running water before marinating the pork