Spicy Honey Orange Sliced Pork. A sweet, sour and spicy quick dinner idea using quick cooking sliced pork tenderloin that’s ready in minutes.
Still another quick and easy Asian inspired dinner idea today. I have a bit of a fondness for sweet and spicy dishes and this one does not disappoint.
Pork tenderloin is a household favourite, especially for quick stir fried dishes. It cooks incredibly fast and has more flavour than chicken breasts in my opinion.
Pork tenderloin is a better choice for stir frying quickly because it stays so tender. Careful not to overcook it though. Because it is so thin it can dry out quickly.
You can serve this over plain steamed rice if you prefer but I love serving it over my favorite skinny Chinese noodles.
For more tried and true recipes, check out this collection of our 25 Most Popular Recipes since Rock Recipes began back in 2007.
Like this Spicy Honey Orange Sliced Pork recipe?
It’s easy to keep up with the latest home style cooking & baking ideas from Rock Recipes. Be sure to follow Rock Recipes Facebook Page and follow us on Instagram. Plus you’ll see daily recipe suggestions from decadent desserts to quick delicious weekday meals too.
You can also sign up for our FREE newsletter to know immediately when we add new recipes are added. You’ll get weekly suggestions for great family friendly meals and desserts too!
Originally published September 2010. Updated May 2019 to include printable recipe card and nutritional information.
- 4 tbsp peanut oil
- 3 cloves garlic (minced)
- salt and pepper to season
- 1 tsp Chinese five spice powder
- 2 pounds pork tenderloin (very thinly sliced)
- 2 cups orange juice
- 2 tsp chili paste or crushed chilis
- 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
- 2 tbsp grated fresh ginger
- 1/2 cup hoisin sauce
- 1/4 cup honey
- 1 small red pepper, chopped
- 2 oranges (peeled and sectioned into wedges)
- Season the sliced pork with salt , pepper and the chinese 5 spice powder.
- Heat peanut oil in a very hot wok. Add the minced garlic and cook for only a minute.
- When the garlic is softened but not browned add the thinly sliced pork with the salt, pepper and five spice powder.
- Quickly stir fry the seasoned pork in small batches about a 1/2 pound at a time. This will take only a minute or two per batch at very high heat.
- Do not overcook the pork or it will be too dry.
- Set the pork aside and to the wok add the orange juice, chili paste, vinegar and ginger.
- Simmer until the volume of the liquid is reduced by half.
- Add the hoisin sauce and honey.
- Simmer for an additional few minutes until the sauce is thickened and very bubbly.
- Add the cooked pork along with the red pepper and orange wedges.
- Cook until the pork is heated thoroughly; only a minute or two.
- Serve over steamed rice or Chinese noodles.
Norpro 506 14-Inch Wok, 10-Piece Set
Zwilling J.A Henckels TWIN Gourmet 10 Pc Knife Block Se
Rock Recipes: The Best Food From My Newfoundland Kitchen
Rock Recipes a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites. Our product recommendations are almost exclusively for those we currently use or have used in the past.
Serving Size1 serving
Amount Per Serving Calories 568 Total Fat 22g Saturated Fat 6g Trans Fat 0g Unsaturated Fat 13g Cholesterol 128mg Sodium 913mg Carbohydrates 46g Fiber 3g Sugar 31g Protein 48g