Stir Fried Pork with Leeks

Ingredients:

  • 500g stir fry pork
  • ½ cup chicken stock
  • 2T soy sauce 
  • 1-2t Chinese chile-garlic sauce 
  • 1t cornflour 
  • 1½t toasted sesame oil 
  • 1T canola oil 
  • 1T fresh ginger, minced 
  • 2 large garlic cloves, minced 
  • 2 large leeks, white and pale green parts only, halved lengthwise and cut crosswise into 1-inch pieces 
  • steamed white rice, for serving
 

Directions:

  1. In a small bowl, whisk the chicken broth with the soy sauce, chile-garlic sauce and cornflour. 
  2. In another bowl, toss the pork with the sesame oil. 
  3. In a large skillet, heat the canola oil until nearly smoking. Add the pork and stir-fry over high heat for approximately 5 minutes until lightly charred in spots. 
  4. Add the ginger and garlic and briefly cook until fragrant. Add the leeks and stir-fry for 5-6 minutes until tender and lightly browned in spots. 
  5. Stir the sauce, add it to the pan and cook, scraping up any bits stuck to the bottom, until thickened. 
  6. Serve right away with rice.