Pork and Sweet Potato Stir-Fry

Pork and Sweet Potato Stir Fry


2 tablespoons vegetable or avocado oil
1 pork tenderloin (about 12 ounces), cut into 1/4-inch pieces
2 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and finely diced or julienned
1 medium yellow pepper, chopped
1 medium sweet red pepper, chopped
8 ounces fresh or frozen snow peas
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 tablespoon grated fresh gingerroot
2 tablespoons soy sauce
1 tablespoon cornstarch
2 tablespoons hoisin sauce (available in Oriental section of supermarket)


Warm oil in a large wok or skillet over high heat. Add pork and cook until no longer pink. Add sweet potatoes and toss until beginning to soften. Add peas, peppers, garlic, and ginger and continue stir-frying until peppers are crisp-tender. In a bowl, whisk together soy sauce, cornstarch, and 3 tablespoons of water until smooth. Add mixture to wok, stirring well. Cover, lower heat, and cook briefly; then uncover and stir in hoisin sauce. Serve immediately.


6 servings

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