Under 500 calories

Korean-Style Pork Mince Bowl

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Try our on-trend tasty, pork mince dish with a hint of spice.  It’s so simple to make and on the table in 20 minutes…a sure winner for all the family.

This recipe is part of our healthy recipe collection, which contains many recipes that cost under £1.50 per head*.

Prep time: 5 mins

Cook time: 15 mins

Serves: 4

Cooking Skill: Easy

Ingredients

1 x 500g pack lean pork mince (5% fat)
2 teaspoons oil
1 teaspoon garlic purée or 1 large garlic clove, peeled and finely crushed
1 teaspoon ginger purée or 1 x 2.5cm piece fresh ginger, peeled and finely chopped
For the Sauce
3 tablespoons gochujang or chilli paste
2 teaspoons reduce salt soy sauce
2 teaspoons white wine or rice vinegar
2 teaspoons honey
100ml water
1 tablespoon cornflour or plain flour
For the Noodles
1 x 300-320g pack stir-fry vegetables of your choice
1 x 300g pack fresh egg noodles
To serve
4 eggs, fried, optional
2 teaspoons toasted sesame seeds, optional
2 spring onions, finely chopped, optional

Method

Step 1

In a small bowl mix the sauce ingredients together. 

Step 2

Heat the half the oil in a large non-stick pan over moderate heat and cook the pork, ginger and garlic purée for 2-3 minutes, until the meat juices run clear, stirring occasionally to break up the mince.  

Step 3

In a small bowl mix together the sauce ingredients and add to the pan with the mince, stir gently and bring to the boil, reduce the heat and simmer for 10 minutes. 

Step 4

Add the stir-fry vegetables to the pan and cook for 2-3 minutes. Meanwhile, cook the noodles according to the packet instructions and set aside. 

Step 5

If using the eggs, in a separate frying pan heat the remaining oil and fry the eggs. 

Step 6

Divide the hot noodles equally into bowls, add the stir-fry mince and vegetable mixture.  Top with a fried egg, sesame seeds and spring onions, if used, then serve. 

Tips and Serving Suggestions

*Cost per serving based on proportion of ingredients used to make the dish. Total cost of ingredients calculated based on average price across four British supermarkets. Prices correct as of 06/11/2023; but are subject to change due to fluctuations in ingredient prices.

Each serving provides

Based on Mince
Energy

1623kj

386kcal

19%

Fat

10.1g

14%

Saturates

1.6g

8%

Sugars

8.5g

9%

Salt

1.08g

18%

% of an adult's Reference intake
Typical energy values per 100g: 522kJ, 124kcal, 3.3g fat, 0.5g saturates
Each serving provides: 34.7g Protein, 36.9g Carbohydrate, 4.5g Fibre
If different cuts of meat are used, then the nutrition info may vary

Method

Step 1

In a small bowl mix the sauce ingredients together. 

Step 2

Heat the half the oil in a large non-stick pan over moderate heat and cook the pork, ginger and garlic purée for 2-3 minutes, until the meat juices run clear, stirring occasionally to break up the mince.  

Step 3

In a small bowl mix together the sauce ingredients and add to the pan with the mince, stir gently and bring to the boil, reduce the heat and simmer for 10 minutes. 

Step 4

Add the stir-fry vegetables to the pan and cook for 2-3 minutes. Meanwhile, cook the noodles according to the packet instructions and set aside. 

Step 5

If using the eggs, in a separate frying pan heat the remaining oil and fry the eggs. 

Step 6

Divide the hot noodles equally into bowls, add the stir-fry mince and vegetable mixture.  Top with a fried egg, sesame seeds and spring onions, if used, then serve. 

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