Asian Broccoli and Pork Stir-Fry

Bursting with protein, iron and thiamine, this tasty pork dish can be whipped up in a flash and will impress even the fussiest of eaters.


  • 350 g rice noodles
  • 4 tbs soy sauce
  • 4 tbs rice vinegar
  • 4 tsp sesame oil
  • 1 tbs brown sugar
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 small red chillies, seeded and finely chopped
  • 3 tbs sunflower oil, divided
  • 350 g pork fillet, trimmed and thinly sliced
  • 350 g tenderstem broccoli, trimmed and cut into large pieces
  • 1 tbs sesame seeds
  • Salt
  • Freshly ground black or white pepper


Step 1.
Place the noodles in a large bowl; cover with boiling water and let soak for 10 minutes.

Step 2.
Meanwhile, whisk together the soy sauce, vinegar, sesame oil, sugar, garlic, and chillies in a small bowl until the sugar dissolves. Set aside.

Step 3.
Preheat a wok over high heat until hot. When ready, drain the noodles.

Step 4.
Add 2 tbsp sunflower oil to the wok and swirl to coat. Add the pork and some salt and pepper to taste, stir-frying for 2 minutes; remove the pork to a plate.

Step 5.
Add the remaining 1 tbsp sunflower oil to the wok followed by the broccoli and a pinch of salt and pepper; stir-fry until bright green and just tender, 2-3 minutes.

Step 6.
Add the drained noodles and stir-fry until heated through, about 2 minutes. Return the pork (and any accumulated juices) to the wok along with about half of the prepared sauce. Bring the sauce to a boil and cook for 1 minute.

Step 7.
To serve, divide the noodles, pork, and broccoli between plates. Sprinkle with sesame seeds and serve with the remaining sauce on the side.

Serves 4