Pork Sauté with Cream Cheese

Original and ready in a jiffy, this Asian-inspired pork recipe, with crispy vegetables, lime zest, curry powder and Thai basil, will impress even the most sophisticated palates. The Cream cheese adds flavour and a delightful velvety texture.

  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cooking: 20 min
Yields 4 - 6 servings
pork saute with cream cheese
Original and ready in a jiffy, this Asian-inspired pork recipe, with crispy vegetables, lime zest, curry powder and Thai basil, will impress even the most sophisticated palates. The cream cheese adds flavour and a delightful velvety texture. To find out more, watch the video!

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) butter
  • 1 1/3 lb (600 g) pork tenderloin cut into cubes
  • 1 bunch of green onions cut into sections
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 red bell pepper diced
  • 2 cups (500 mL) snow peas trimmed
  • 1/2 cup (125) concentrated orange juice thawed
  • 1 1/2 tsp (7 mL) lime zest
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) curry powder
  • 2/3 cup (160 mL) Canadian Cream Cheese
  • 4 cups (1 L) bean sprouts
  • 3 tbsp (45 mL) fresh basil chopped

Preparation

In a wok or large skillet, melt butter on high heat and brown pork. Add green onions, garlic, bell pepper and snow peas. Sauté a few minutes. Reduce heat to medium, pour in orange juice and add lime zest and curry powder. Bring to a boil.

Add Cream cheese and stir until melted for a creamy sauce. Add bean sprouts and cook just until hot. Garnish with fresh basil and serve.

Tips

Cheese alternative: Canadian Mascarpone.

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Nutrition

Nutritional Information

per serving
Energy: 137 Calories
Protein: 30 g
Carbohydrate: 12 g
Fat: 18 g
Fibre: 1.9 g
Sodium: 146 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

 
(% DV*)
Calcium: 8 % / 87 mg
Vitamin C: 97 %
Thiamin: 95 %
Selenium: 64 %
Vitamin B6: 55 %