1 lb. pork tenderloin – sliced to 1/2″ thick slices
3 green onions – trimmed, sliced
2 cloves garlic – minced
1/2 cup soy sauce
1/4 cup sesame seeds
3 Tbls. granulated sugar
2 Tbls. vegetable oil OR sesame oil
1 Tbls. minced fresh ginger OR 2 tsp. ground ginger
2 cups water
1 cup uncooked white OR brown rice
1 lb. bag frozen stir-fry vegetables
Lay slices of pork in a 9″ X 9″ X 2″ baking pan, slightly overlapping.
Combine onions, garlic, soy sauce, sesame seeds, sugar, and oil and pour over pork.
Refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
Pour marinade off pork into a small saucepan; set aside marinade.
Bake pork in a 375 degree oven for 45-60 minutes, until pork is cooked through.
In the meantime, bring water to a boil in a 2-quart saucepan; stir in rice; cover and simmer for 15 minutes; add vegetables to pot and simmer, covered, an additional 5 minutes.
Bring reserved marinade to a boil and simmer for 5 minutes.
Spoon rice/vegetables onto 4 plates, place slices of pork on top, and serve with marinade in bowls on the side.
1/2 cup orange marmalade
2 tablespoons green onions, minced
2 teaspoons lemon juice
1 teaspoon ginger, fresh minced
1 teaspoon soy sauce
Mix well. Use on meat while cooking or after cooked.
1 package (1 lb) uncooked noodles or pasta (any shape)
6 tablespoons soy sauce
6 tablespoons sesame tahini paste
3 tablespoons packed brown sugar
1 tablespoon sesame oil
3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
Dash crushed red pepper flakes
2 green onions, finely chopped (2 tablespoons)
2 teaspoon sesame seed, toasted
Additional crushed red pepper flakes, if desired
Cook noodles as directed on package. Drain; place in large bowl.
Meanwhile, in small bowl, stir together soy sauce, tahini paste, brown sugar, sesame oil, garlic, and dash pepper flakes.
Pour mixture over noodles in bowl; toss to coat noodles. Top with green onions, sesame seed and additional pepper flakes. Serve warm or cold.
1/4 cup packed brown sugar
1/4 cup soy sauce
1 tablespoon rice vinegar
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
1 clove garlic, finely chopped
1 1/2 lb skin-on bone-in chicken thighs
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
Heat oven to 375°F. In small bowl, beat brown sugar, soy sauce, vinegar, ginger and garlic with whisk until well combined. Set aside.
Heat 10-inch ovenproof skillet or roasting pan over medium-high heat. Rub chicken with oil; place skin side down in skillet. Sear chicken, without moving, 3 to 5 minutes or until skin is browned and chicken releases easily from skillet.
Transfer chicken to plate. Pour off drippings from skillet. Return chicken to skillet, skin side up. Pour brown sugar-soy mixture over chicken.
Roast 15 to 25 minutes or until juice of chicken is clear when thickest part is cut to bone (at least 165°F). Serve chicken with sauce.