pineapple pork bowl

Pineapple-Pork Noodle Bowls

Last Updated on May 4, 2022

With a Polynesian sensibility and tons of flavor, this tropical-tasting stir-fry comes together quickly in the pan. Serve it over rice or your favorite Asian noodles; this recipe tastes great with soba, udon, or ramen noodles. 

pineapple pork soba noodle bowl

Pineapple-Pork Noodle Bowls

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Protein: Pork
Cut: Pork Chop
Course: Main Course
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 6 people

Ingredients

For the sauce

  • ¼ cup soy sauce
  • ¼ cup apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons agave syrup
  • 1 ½ teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon minced ginger
  • 2 cloves garlic peeled and minced

For the stir-fry

  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 2 pounds boneless pork chop cut into 1-inch pieces
  • Kosher salt
  • 3 bell peppers diced
  • 1 ½ cups fresh pineapple cut into 1-inch pieces peeled and cored
  • ½ red onion diced
  • 4 thinly sliced scallions
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds
  • Rice or Asian noodles

Instructions

For the sauce

  • Make the sauce by whisking together in a small bowl the soy sauce, vinegar, agave syrup, cornstarch, ginger, and garlic. Set aside.

For the stir-fry

  • Heat the coconut oil in a large pan over medium-high heat. Salt the pork well. Add the pork to the pan and cook until it is golden brown, about 8 minutes, stirring regularly.
  • Turn the heat up to high, and add the peppers, pineapple, and onion to the pan. Cook for 6-8 minutes, until the onions start to get translucent and the peppers begin to soften.
  • Add the sauce to the pan and continue cooking until the sauce has thickened.
  • Remove the pan from the heat and serve the pineapple pork over rice or noodles. Top with scallions and sesame seeds.
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