Chinese Cabbage Salad w/ Orange and Pork
¼ cup orange marmalade or apricot preserves OR just use honey and orange juice concentrate
2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
2 tablespoons rice vinegar
1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil
1 clove garlic, minced
12 ounces pork (any cut works), cut into bite-size pieces OR use chicken
1 medium yellow or red sweet pepper, cut into thin bite-size strips
6 cups shredded napa cabbage
1 cup chopped cucumber
1/2 cup carrot sticks, julienned
4 green onions, bias-sliced into 1-inch pieces
¼ cup slivered almonds, toasted
1To prepare the dressing: Stir together orange marmalade, soy sauce, vinegar, toasted sesame oil, and garlic in a small bowl. Set aside.
2Lightly coat an unheated wok or large nonstick skillet with cooking spray. Heat over medium-high heat. Add pork and cook for 2 minutes.
3Add sweet pepper and continue to cook about 3 minutes or until pork is no longer pink and sweet pepper is crisp-tender, stirring occasionally.
4Add one-fourth of the dressing to the pan; stir until well coated.
5Remove pan from heat.
6In a large bowl, drizzle remaining dressing over cabbage; toss to coat.
7On a serving platter, layer cabbage, pork mixture, and cucumber. Sprinkle with green onions and almonds. Serve immediately.