Healthy Thai Pork with Asian Slaw
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Thai Pork with Asian Slaw

Fresh Healthy Thai Pork with Asian Slaw is a delicious, quick, healthy and low-calorie meal, packed with vitamins, coming in at only 218 calories per serving.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Lunch, Main Dish
Cuisine: International
Keyword: thai pork recipes, asian slaw recipes
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 218kcal
Author: Sharon Rigsby

Ingredients

  • 1 lb ground pork
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro chopped
  • 1/2 cup fresh lime juice **Please note, the lime juice was inadvertently omitted from the original post.
  • 1/4 cup fresh mint leaves chopped
  • 1 Tbsp light brown sugar
  • 1 Tbsp fish sauce
  • 2 scallions finely minced
  • 1 tsp fresh ginger finely minced (you can substitute 1/2 tsp ground ginger)
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 1/2 tsp ground red pepper
  • 2 Tbsp rice vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp lite soy sauce
  • 2 tsp light brown sugar
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 16 oz package broccoli slaw

Instructions

  • Add the pork to a large skillet over medium-high heat. Cook, frequently stirring until the pork is done. (About 8-10 minutes)
  • Drain the pork on a paper towel and allow to cool.
  • Add the cilantro, mint, lime juice, brown sugar, fish sauce, onions, ginger, sesame oil and ground red pepper to a medium size bowl and combine. Add the pork, combine and set aside.
  • Add the rice vinegar, soy sauce, brown sugar, and olive oil to a small bowl and mix well, or add everything to a blender and process until combined.
  • Drizzle the dressing over the broccoli slaw and top with the pork mixture. Serve immediately.

Notes

**January 26, 2017, Recipe updated: Please note the addition of 1/2 cup lime juice to the ingredients which were inadvertently omitted in the original recipe post.
If you are making ahead, cover and refrigerate the cooked pork mixture and dressing. When ready to serve drizzle the dressing over the broccoli slaw and top with the pork mixture.
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Nutrition

Calories: 218kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 57mg | Sodium: 276mg | Potassium: 9mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 1650IU | Vitamin C: 93.2mg | Calcium: 40mg | Iron: 1.4mg