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Stir-fry Pork with Cucumber

Stir-fry Pork with Cucumber Recipe

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I usually eat cucumbers raw or pickled. It is only recently (so slow!) that I discovered that cucumbers are great in stir-fries too. Just one minute of quick frying in the wok, the cucumbers tastes better (no more of that “tap water taste” some people complained of) while still retaining its fresh crunchy bite. This pork with cucumber stir-fry (煮肉片炒黄瓜) is a homely Chinese dish which goes very well with rice.

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Stir-fry Pork with Cucumber Recipe
This dish also resembles stir-fry chayote, but with a much easier preparation for the cucumbers. I used the most fuss-free way of preparing the cucumbers: just slice and use. Even without “sweating” (by applying salt to force out the water) or de-seeding, the cucumber taste crunchy after cooking, so I didn’t bother with the extra steps.

Stir-fry Pork with Cucumber Recipe

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3 Responses to “Stir-fry Pork with Cucumber”

  1. Angie@Angie's Recipes — June 13, 2017 @ 3:58 pm

    My mom loves to make this stirfry for our lunch during the hot summer days. Those pork slices look so tender.

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  2. tigerfish — June 15, 2017 @ 9:13 am

    I agree. Just slice and use. :) And by not overcooking the cucumber, it still maintains that crunch. Simple yet delicious dish!

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  3. ndemi — June 21, 2017 @ 5:03 pm

    This is what i am going to have for supper tonight.

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