Have you ever wanted a stir-fry recipe that can be made entirely in the microwave? The idea of a microwaved stir-fry may not sound very appealing. You might worry that the final product will turn out bland and boring. That's definitely not the case with this recipe!
By using a microwave, we're able to make this stir-fry quickly and easily. When you're pressed for time but you need to get a good dinner on the table, this is the recipe you should turn to. It's very filling despite how easy it is.
We recommend serving this stir-fry over hot rice. While the stir-fry cooks in the microwave, you can spend time working on the rice. You can even consider microwaveable rice if you really want to cut down on cooking time and effort!
If you need this stir-fry to be ready as fast as possible, forego the rice in favor of something different. Or, just serve the stir-fry on its own with no side. Contrary to popular belief, not every main course needs a side dish to make a complete meal. We think this stir-fry can stand just fine on its own!
Pork and Snow Pea Microwave Stir-Fry
2 Tablespoons vegetable oil
1 pound boneless pork, cut into ¼ inch strips
2 Tablespoons soy sauce
1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
1 package (6 ounces) frozen snow peas, thawed
1 cup thinly sliced green onions
2 Tablespoons cornstarch
1 cup beef broth
Hot cooked rice
1. In a 2 quart microwave safe glass dish, heat oil at 70% power for 1½ minutes.
2. Add the pork, soy sauce and garlic powder. Toss to coat.
3. Cover and microwave on high for 5 to 6 minutes or until the meat is no longer pink.
4. Stir in peas and onions. Cover and microwave at 70% power for 2¼ minutes.
5. Combine cornstarch and broth in a small bowl. Whisk until smooth, then gradually stir into pork mixture.
6. Cover and microwave on high for 1½ minutes. Stir.
7. Cover, microwave 3 to 4 minutes longer or until thickened, stirring every minute.
8. Serve over hot cooked rice. Makes 4 servings.
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