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Honey Soy Pork Bowls

These honey soy pork bowls are perfect for a quick weeknight dinner or perfect for meal prepped lunches. Pork tenderloin sliced thin and cooked in a thick honey soy sauce. Serve over steamed rice with extra sauce, green onions, and limes for a quick rice bowl. This honey soy pork would also make a great stir fry.

Highlights of the honey soy pork bowls:

  • Tender pork
  • Honey soy sauce comes together easily
  • Rice bowls can be customized
  • Pork tenderloin is a budget friendly cut of pork
  • Stays fresh for a few days
  • Family favorite
  • Spice can be adjusted

Variations & serving ideas:

  • Serve as rice bowls or in a stir fry
  • Serve sliced pork in lettuce wraps or tortillas
  • Substitute ground pork, ground chicken, or ground turkey
  • Serve on skewers
  • Marinate over night and cook down the marinade into a sauce

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Tools I used for this recipe:

Thinly slice or dice pork tenderloin, it will cook quickly and stay tender in the honey soy sauce!

Instructions for the simple pork recipe:

For the rice:

  • In a large sauce pan combine the rice and water, stir well. Bring to a boil over high heat. Once boiling cover and reduce heat to low. Cook on low for 30 minutes. Remove lid, and fluff with a fork. Set aside to cool.

For the pork:

  • In a small mixing bowl combine salt, pepper, garlic powder, and paprika. Rub evenly on the pork tenderloin. Slice thinly into strips of cubes. Heat sesame oil in a large sauté pan over medium-high heat.
  • Once hot, add in sliced pork and sauté 3-4 minutes until the pork starts to brown and release from the pan. Keep the heat at medium-high, add in the soy sauce, honey, fish sauce, vinegar, and garlic. Stir to combine.
  • Simmer over medium-high heat for 5-6 more minutes. The sauce should begin to thicken and reduce and the pork should be cooked through.
  • Serve pork over a bed of rice topped with extra sauce. Garnish with limes, cilantro, and green onion as desired. Leftover pork and sauce can be kept in an airtight container in the fridge for 3-4 days.

Honey Soy Pork Bowls

5 from 1 vote
Course: Dinner, Lunch
Keyword: Easy Lunch, Meal planning, Pork, Rice Bowls
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 836kcal
Author: The Hearty Life
Cost: $
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Ingredients: 

For the rice:

  • 2 cups Dry brown rice
  • 4 cups Water

For the pork:

  • 1 – 1 1/2 lb. Pork tenderloin, sliced thinly
  • 2 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Black pepper
  • 1 tbsp Garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp Paprika
  • 1 tbsp Sesame oil

For the sauce:

  • 1/3 cup Soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup Honey
  • 1 tsp Fish sauce
  • 1 tbsp Rice wine vinegar
  • 2-3 cloves Garlic, minced
  • Limes, cilantro, green onion for garnish

Instructions:

For the rice:

  • In a large sauce pan combine the rice and water, stir well. Bring to a boil over high heat. Once boiling cover and reduce heat to low. Cook on low for 30 minutes. Remove lid, and fluff with a fork. Set aside to cool.

For the pork:

  • In a small mixing bowl combine salt, pepper, garlic powder, and paprika. Rub evenly on the pork tenderloin. Slice thinly into strips of cubes. Heat sesame oil in a large sauté pan over medium-high heat.
  • Once hot, add in sliced pork and sauté 3-4 minutes until the pork starts to brown and release from the pan. Keep the heat at medium-high, add in the soy sauce, honey, fish sauce, vinegar, and garlic. Stir to combine.
  • Simmer over medium-high heat for 5-6 more minutes. The sauce should begin to thicken and reduce and the pork should be cooked through.
  • Serve pork over a bed of rice topped with extra sauce. Garnish with limes, cilantro, and green onion as desired. Leftover pork and sauce can be kept in an airtight container in the fridge for 3-4 days.

Nutrition:

Serving: 1 serving | Calories: 836 kcal | Carbohydrates: 111 g | Protein: 69 g | Fat: 12 g | Saturated Fat: 3 g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3 g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5 g | Trans Fat: 0.1 g | Cholesterol: 184 mg | Sodium: 2530 mg | Potassium: 1491 mg | Fiber: 4 g | Sugar: 35 g | Vitamin A: 22 IU | Vitamin C: 2 mg | Calcium: 67 mg | Iron: 5 mg

Nutritional information is only an estimate. The accuracy of the nutritional information for any recipe on this site is not guaranteed.

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