Stir-fried pork and peppers

A stir-fried meat with peppers is a takeaway staple here in the UK this acted as the inspiration for this recipe where I attempted to make something that could be made in the around the same amount of time but provided a more flavour packed result. 20170420-DSC_0062

Prep time
5 minutes
Cook time
17 minutes
Total time
22 minutes


  • 540 Grams Pork, cubed
  • 1 Onion sliced into half moons
  • 3 Peppers, roughly chopped
  • 2 Cloves Garlic, Sliced
  • 1 cm Root Ginger, minced
  • 1 Tablespoon Light Soy Sauce
  • 2 Tablespoons Dark Soy Sauce
  • 1 Tablespoon Oyster Sauce
  • 2 Tablespoon Water

Serves 2 with rice or 4 with rice and additional side dishes  


  1. In a saucepan of boiling water, boil the pork for 5 minutes then drain and set aside.
  2. In a wok or large frying pan heat the oil over a high heat until shimmering and smoking lightly, then add garlic and ginger and fry for 1 minute until fragrant.
  3. Add the peppers and onion and stir fry for a minute until the peppers and onions start to soften then return the meat to the pan and fry for a further 2 minutes until the edges are slightly golden.
  4. After frying the meat for 2 minutes reduce to a medium  heat and add the soy sauces, oyster sauce and water and cook stirring frequently for 7 minutes then remove from the heat and serve.

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