Pork and cabbage in miso sauce

    45 min

    This stir-fry dish is not only easy, but delectable. Sliced pork fillet is stir-fried with cabbage and simmered in a miso, tamari and sake sauce. Serve with freshly cooked rice.


    Quebec, Canada
    7 people made this

    Makes: 4 - 6 servings

    • Marinade
    • 1/2 tablespoon sugar
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 1/2 tablespoon light soy sauce or 1 tablespoon dark soy sauce
    • 1-2 tablespoons cornflour, mixed with 1 tablespoon water
    • 450g pork fillet, sliced
    • Sauce
    • 4 tablespoons white miso paste
    • 125ml water
    • 2 tablespoons mirin
    • 1 tablespoon Japanese soy sauce (tamari)
    • 2 tablespoons sake (rice wine)
    • 1 tablespoon groundnut oil
    • 1 tablespoon finely chopped garlic
    • 1 tablespoon groundnut oil
    • 1/4 of cabbage, finely chopped
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 12 yam bundles

    Prep:10min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Extra time:20min marinating  ›  Ready in:45min 

    1. Make the marinade by mixing together the sugar, salt, soy sauce and cornflour slurry. Mix in the pork, let marinate for 20 minutes.
    2. In a small bowl, mix together the miso paste, water, mirin, soy sauce and sake to make the sauce.
    3. Heat a large frying pan with 1 tablespoon oil over high heat. Stir fry the garlic until fragrant, 2-3 minutes. Stir in the pork and cook until done, about 4-5 minutes. Set aside.
    4. Heat the same frying pan with 1 tablespoon oil over high heat. Stir-fry the cabbage with 1 teaspoon salt until soft, 3-4 minutes. Stir in the sauce, yam bundles, pork and mix well. Heat, cover and simmer for 3 minutes. Adjust the seasoning accordingly and serve.


    Yam bundles are bundles of noodles made from the konjac plant. The noodles are also known as shirataki noodles. They are low in calories and carbohydrates. If you can't find the bundled versions, use shirataki noodles.

    The noodles can be found in Chinese/Oriental speciality stores or online.

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