Braised Ginger Pork

We have pork for dinner about once a week, so it’s nice to find recipes that are a bit different than ones we’ve had many times before.

The recipe comes from Recipes for Busy People, which was published by Kelly Services (The “Kelly Girl” People) in 1980. It’s quick and easy, with a preparation time of only 30 minutes.

Braised Ginger Pork

  • 1 pound lean pork, cut into 1” cubes
  • Flour
  • 1-1/2 tbsp peanut oil
  • 1/4 cup chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp sherry
  • 1/8 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 tsp minced garlic
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 2 tsp ground ginger
  • dash of pepper
  • Hot cooked rice


  1. Dip meat in flour.
  2. Heat oil in large fry pan.
  3. Add all of meat and brown quickly, remove and set aside.
  4. Pour off remaining oil from pan.
  5. Combine chicken broth, soy sauce, and sherry.
  6. Add onion, garlic, sugar, ginger and pepper.
  7. Place in cooking pan along with meat.
  8. Simmer, covered, for 15 minutes, or until meat is tender.

Serve over rice.

Serves 2-3.


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