Ginger Pork Sauté - Butaniku no Shoga-yaki

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Author: Anita Jacobson




Prep Time: 15 mins

Cook Time: 10 mins

Total Time: 25 mins

Serves: 4


  • 450 gram (1 lb) pork loin, thinly sliced
  • 1 (~ 100 gram) onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoon oil
  • Ginger sauce
  • 1-2 tablespoon grated fresh ginger
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 tablespoon mirin
  • 2 tablespoon sake
  • 4 tablespoon soy sauce
  • Garnish
  • 1 cup shredded cabbage
  • 8 cherry tomatoes


  1. Sear pork: Heat a frying pan over a medium-high heat. Once the pan is hot, add oil and swirl around. Add pork to the pan. Quickly sear both sides, about 30 seconds per side. Set aside.
  2. Ginger sauce: Add onion to the frying pan and cook for 30 seconds. Add ginger sauce, mix well, and bring to a boil.
  3. Glaze the pork: Return the pork to the pan and cook until the sauce reduces and glazes the pork.
  4. Serve: Turn off the heat. Arrange the pork on a serving plate with shredded cabbage and cherry tomatoes.

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