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Last updated on May 20th, 2019 at 10:17 pm
If you’re looking for a quick and simple meal, I suggest trying this Japanese ginger pork! This meal is called shougayaki in Japanese and is usually made with soy sauce. I have made this recipe with coconut aminos for the blog because I know some of us ladies don’t like to eat soy. I was surprised because it actually tasted the same as if I used soy sauce so that’s a good thing! This meal requires thin slices of pork loin and they’re cooked in a sweet ginger “soy” glaze. This meal is usually eaten with a side of shredded cabbage, but I didn’t have any on hand so I used my green lettuce from my garden. I made a homemade creamy sesame dressing, again using coconut aminos instead of soy sauce, that I will also share with you!~
I love making this dish as it doesn’t take any time at all and is super low calorie and low-carb! This meal is soy-free, sugar-free and gluten-free!
For those who don’t mind eating soy, then feel free to change it to soy sauce no problem!
For more ginger recipes, you’ll definitely want to try this ginger chicken recipe. It’s super quick and easy to do and tastes wonderful!
Japanese Ginger Pork
- 120 g green leaf lettuce
- 2 large tomatoes
- 1/2 cucumber
- Mix all of the ingredients together in a small bowl. Set aside until ready to use.
- Chop the lettuce into large pieces. Dice the tomato and cucumber.
- Slice the onions into thick slices. Grate the ginger.
- In a bowl, add the grated ginger, coconut aminos and stevia powder. Mix well.
- Sprinkle the salt and pepper on both side of the pork slices.
- Sprinkle the coconut flour on both sides of the pork slices.
- Heat the olive oil on medium heat in a large frying pan.
- Add the onions and sautee for 3-4 minutes.
- Add the pork slices to the pan and cook on one side for 1-2 minutes. Flip the slices over and pour the ginger sauce over the whole pan.
- Cook 2-3 more minutes until the pork is cooked through.
- In a plate, add your chopped lettuce and top with tomatoes and cucumber pieces.
- Pour the sesame dressing over the salad.
- Add 3 slices of pork with some of the onions on the plate.
- Enjoy while it's hot!
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