Very Teriyaki Pork Tenderloin
with Basmati Rice and Asparagus
Forget the bottled stuff—making your own teriyaki sauce is a cinch. All you need is a glug of soy sauce plus a good pinch of something sweet and you’re in business. With this simple, Japanese-style stir-fry recipe under your belt, it’s easy to make any time teriyaki time. Here, we’re using pork tenderloin and asparagus, but the sauce works well with a wide variety of proteins and veg.
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(Contains Soy, Wheat)
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Fill 2 small pots with 1½ cups water and a pinch of salt each and bring to a boil. Add rice to one pot, cover, and reduce to a simmer. Cook until tender, 15-20 minutes. Remove from heat and keep covered.
Wash and dry all produce. Meanwhile, mince or grate garlic. Peel and mince ginger. Trim and discard bottom inch from asparagus, then cut into 2-inch pieces. Trim and thinly slice scallions, keeping greens and whites separate. Fill a medium bowl with ice water.
Add asparagus to other pot of water and boil until just tender, 2-3 minutes. Drain and immediately place in ice water. While asaparagus cooks, whisk together soy sauce, hoisin, and 2 tsp honey in a small bowl.
Heat a large drizzle of oil in a large pan over medium-high heat. Halve pork lengthwise, then cut into strips. Season with salt and pepper. Put cornstarch in another medium bowl, then add pork and toss to coat. Discard any excess cornstarch. Add pork to pan in a single layer and cook until browned, 1-2 minutes per side. Remove from pan and set aside.
Heat a drizzle of oil in same pan over medium heat. Add ginger, scallion whites, and garlic and toss until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Add sauce, asparagus, and pork and toss until cooked through, 2-3 minutes. Season with salt and pepper
Fluff rice with a fork. Divide between plates and top with stir-fry. Sprinkle with scallion greens and serve.