Gingered Pork and Ramen Noodles

Add something gingery to your family’s Asian dinner! Serve this hearty slow-cooked dish that features pork, noodles and pea pods - a tasty meal.

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 8 hr 30 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 4

Ingredients

2
packages (3 oz each) chicken-flavor ramen noodle soup mix
1
lb boneless pork shoulder roast, cut into 1-inch pieces
1
teaspoon grated gingerroot
3
cups water
1
cup halved fresh snow pea pods (about 4 oz)
1/4
cup sliced green onions
1
tablespoon soy sauce
2
teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1 Reserve noodles from soup mixes. In 3 1/2 to 4-quart slow cooker, combine pork and contents of seasoning packets from noodle soup mixes; mix well. Add gingerroot and water; stir to mix.
  • 2 Cover; cook on Low setting 6 to 8 hours.
  • 3 About 25 minutes before serving, break reserved noodles into pieces; add to pork mixture. Add pea pods and onions; mix well. Increase heat setting to High; cover and cook 10 to 15 minutes longer or just until vegetables are crisp-tender.
  • 4 In small bowl, blend soy sauce and cornstarch until smooth. Stir into pork mixture. Cover; cook about 5 minutes or until sauce is slightly thickened.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    285
    (
    Calories from Fat
    160),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    18g
    18%
    (Saturated Fat
    7g,
    7%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    80mg
    80%;
    Sodium
    390mg
    390%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    8g
    8%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    1g
    1%
    ),
    Protein
    23g
    23%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    4%;
    Vitamin C
    10%;
    Calcium
    2%;
    Iron
    8%;
    Exchanges:
    1/2 Starch; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 3 Lean Meat; 2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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