Peruvian-Style Pork Stir Fry
Food and Drink

Courtesy of National Pork Board

Peruvian-Style Pork Stir Fry

"Put a spin on your normal stir fry this week! Cook with lean pork tenderloin in a Peruvian-style marinade to kick up the flavor a notch!"

Prep and cook time: 30 minutes, 1 hour to marinate Serves: 4


1 ½ pounds pork tenderloin, cut into 1-inch thick strips

3 tablespoons olive oil

1 red onion, sliced thick

1 ½ cups plum tomatoes, sliced thick, seeds removed

1 teaspoon cumin

2 tablespoons soy sauce

3 tablespoons rice vinegar

¼ cup fresh cilantro, chopped

2 tablespoons green onions, sliced

1 key lime, quartered

cooked white rice


For marinade:

3 tablespoons garlic, minced

2 tablespoons kosher salt

2 teaspoons cumin

¼ cup rice vinegar

3 tablespoons soy sauce

1 teaspoon kosher salt

In a small bowl, combine all of the marinade ingredients and mix.

Add in the pork, cover the bowl with a plastic wrap, and refrigerate for 1 hour.

Using a wok or a sauté pan, bring to high heat, add the olive oil and onions, and sauté for 3 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Add the pork (discarding the marinade) and cook until golden brown, 7 minutes.

Add the tomatoes, cumin, soy sauce, rice vinegar, cilantro, and green onion. Cook for another 5 minutes.

Serve with white rice, garnish with the key lime sections.