Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Pork with Broccoli in Oyster Sauce

1 tsp sugar 
1 tbl. cornstarch
1/4 cup oyster sauce
1/2 cup chicken stock 

1/4 cup vegetable oil
1/8 tsp salt (optional, especially if your chicken broth is salty)
1 clove garlic minced 
2 slices ginger shredded
2 cups sliced lean pork

1 bunch fresh brocolli sliced

1/4 cup water 

Mix together sugar, cornstarch, oyster sauce and chicken stock and set aside. 

Heat wok until hot and dry. Add the oil and the (optional) salt and turn heat to medium. Add the ginger and the garlic and fry until golden brown. 

Turn heat to high then add the pork and fry until outside is lightly browned. 

Add the broccoli and stir fry for 3 minutes, then add the water and cover and cook for 4 minutes. 

Pour in reserved sauce mixture then stir while cooking until gravy thickens. 

Turn heat to low, cover and cook for 2 minutes more. 

Place in a covered serving dish until ready to serve. Serve with hot steamed rice.

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