Upgrade pork with tangy-sweet teriyaki and toasty sesame flavor. Crisp carrots, pea pods and yellow peppers brighten an Asian slaw that's almost too pretty to eat. Almost.

Source: Midwest Living
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Teriyaki Pork with Asian Slaw

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  • Trim fat from meat. Coat an extra-large nonstick skillet with cooking spray; heat skillet over medium-high heat. Cook meat in hot skillet until brown on all sides. Transfer meat to a 3 1/2- or 4-quart slow cooker. In a small bowl whisk together soy sauce, vinegar, brown sugar, oil, ginger, garlic, and pepper. Pour over meat.

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  • Cover and cook on low-heat setting for 5 to 6 hours or on high-heat setting for 2 1/2 to 3 hours.

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  • Transfer meat to a cutting board, reserving cooking liquid. Cut meat into 1/2-inch slices.

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  • To serve, drizzle meat with cooking liquid. If desired, sprinkle with green onions and sesame seeds. Serve with Asian Slaw.

Nutrition Facts (Teriyaki Pork with Asian Slaw)

239 calories; 11 g total fat; 1 g saturated fat; 3 g polyunsaturated fat; 6 g monounsaturated fat; 55 mg cholesterol; 731 mg sodium. 521 mg potassium; 14 g carbohydrates; 2 g fiber; 11 g sugar; 21 g protein; 1895 IU vitamin a; 48 mg vitamin c; 1 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 6 mg niacin equivalents; 1 mg vitamin b6; 36 mcg folate; 0 mcg vitamin b12; 40 mg calcium; 1 mg iron;

Asian Slaw

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  • In a medium bowl combine cabbage, sweet pepper, carrot, pea pods, and green onions. For dressing, in a screw-top jar combine vinegar, canola oil, sesame oil, soy sauce, salt, and black pepper. Cover and shake well. Drizzle dressing over cabbage mixture; toss to coat.

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