ORIENTAL HONEY PORK
A dish you can cook in an electric roaster is a favorite at our church. You can keep warm without cluttering up the church oven or the stove top. This recipe is a huge winner with large crowds. Oriental Honey Pork is great on rice or egg noodles.
1 1/2 cps Water
1 envelope French’s Brown Gravy Mix
1/4 cup Honey
3 Tbl Soy Sauce
2 Tbl Red Wine Vinegar
1 tsp ground Ginger
1/4 tsp minced Garlic
2 Tbl Oil (I prefer peanut oil)
2 to 3 lbs Pork Steak (boned, trimmed, and cut into 1/2″ cubes)
1 med Onion (chopped)
1 sm Bell Pepper (any color), chopped
4 Carrots, thinly sliced
In a mixing bowl, whisk the gravy mix into the water. Stir in the honey, soy sauce, vinegar, ginger and garlic. Set aside.
In large skillet (NOT cast iron), heat oil on med high (350 on elec. skillet) till you see a wisp of smoke. Add the pork, and brown about 10 min. Add onion and bell pepper, cook, stirring, until onion just begins to clarify. Stir sauce and pour over meat, reduce heat to simmer and cook, covered about 15 mins, stirring occasionally. Add carrots, cook 20 min covered, stirring occasionally. Serve over rice or noodles.