Sesame

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Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp coconut oil (or butter or olive)
  • 2 boneless pork cutlets, cut into bite size pieces
  • 2 stalks of celery, sliced diagonally
  • 1 medium onion, sliced
  • 1 carrot, cut diagonally
  • 2 cups chopped broccoli or green beans
  • 1 sliced red bell pepper or green pepper works too!
  • 1 cup snow peas
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced fine
  • 1 inch of ginger, minced fine
  • 1 tbsp sesame seeds (to top meal when served)

Sauce Ingredients

  • 4 tbsp gluten-free soy sauce OR coconut aminos
  • 3 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1 inch of ginger, minced
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 2 tablespoons sriracha (optional for heat or red pepper flakes will work too)

Directions

  1. Heat coconut oil in wok or frying pan to medium-high heat.
  2. Add pork, celery, carrot, onion broccoli and sauté until meat is cooked through and browned.
  3. Lower heat to medium-low.
  4. In a small bowl combine your sauce ingredients
  5. To the wok, add broccoli, garlic, snow peas, bell peppers, ginger and garlic and sauce until veggies are cooked to your preferred tenderness.
  6. Toss, add garlic and ginger and the sauce and cook for 5 additional minutes.
  7. Serve and top with sesame seeds.

For a thicker sauce add arrowroot slurry to the sauce before adding to the pan, it should be 2 tsp of arrowroot flour mixed with 3 tablespoons of cold water.

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