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  • 400 g pork fillet
  • 2 T soya sauce
  • 1 large clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 red chilli, finely chopped
  • 8 spring onions, chopped, plus extra for garnishing
  • 250 g white mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 T sunflower oil
  • 1/2 cup chicken stock
  • 1 crisp lettuce, cut into slim wedges
  • Cooked noodles or rice, for serving

Dice the pork fillet, then mix well with the soya sauce, garlic, chilli, spring onions and mushrooms. Heat the oil over a high heat in a large pan, add the pork and stir-fry.

Pour in the stock and bring to a simmer. Place the lettuce wedges on top and reduce the heat. Cover tightly and steam for 5 minutes. Add more soya sauce if necessary.

Garnish with spring onion and serve with noodles or rice.

Cook’s note: Sprinkle with sesame oil at the table, if you like.

Phillippa Cheifitz

Recipe by: Phillippa Cheifitz

Regular TASTE contributor Phillippa is a well-known South African author and food writer, and has won many awards, both for her magazine features and her cookbooks.

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