Stir-Fried Pork with Sugar Snap Peas and Scallions

Stir-Fried Pork with Sugar Snap Peas and Scallions

  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook Time: 10 min
  • Total: 20 min
  • Serving: 4 Servings

This simple Asian-inspired dish combines bite-sized pieces of pork with stir-fried sugar snap peas and scallions.


  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 1/4 pounds pork tenderloin, cut into 1/4-inch pieces
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, pressed through a garlic press
  • 2 teaspoons minced ginger
  • 1 pound sugar snap peas, trimmed and strings removed
  • 4 scallions, including green tops, cut into one-inch pieces


  1. Place the orange juice, soy sauce and sugar into a bowl and stir to combine. Set the mixture aside.
  2. Place the cornstarch and salt into a bowl and stir to blend. Add the pork to coat.
  3. Place a wok or large sauté pan over medium-high heat and add the oil.
  4. Once the oil is hot, add the pork pieces and cook, without stirring for 2 minutes. Stir and cook for 1 additional minute then remove from pan and set aside.
  5. Place the garlic and ginger into the pan and cook for 30 seconds. Stir in the peas and the scallions and cook the mixture for 3 minutes.
  6. Transfer the pork back into the pan, along with any accumulated juices, and pour in the orange juice mixture. Cook for 2 minutes, stirring frequently, then place into serving bowls. Serve hot.


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