Sweet Pork with Beets


A quick meal that's sweet and tasty! Use more oyster sauce and sugar to taste.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
40 mins
6 servings


  • 1 cup water

  • 1 cup uncooked long-grain white rice

  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil

  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic

  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger root

  • 1 ½ pounds pork tenderloin, cut into thin 1 1/2 inch strips

  • 2 tablespoons oyster sauce

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 3 (8.25 ounce) cans sliced canned beets, juice reserved

  • 1 ½ cups sugar


  1. In a medium saucepan, bring the water to a boil. Stir in the rice. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer 20 minutes.

  2. Heat the oil in a separate medium saucepan over medium heat, and stir in the garlic and ginger. Cook about 1 minute. Mix in the pork, oyster sauce, and salt.. Cook 10 minutes, stirring continuously, until pork is evenly browned.

  3. Stir the beets, about 2/3 cup reserved beet juice, and sugar into the pork mixture. Continue cooking 10 to 15 minutes, until beets are tender. Serve over the cooked rice.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

491 Calories
8g Fat
85g Carbs
21g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 491
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 10%
Saturated Fat 2g 9%
Cholesterol 49mg 16%
Sodium 631mg 27%
Total Carbohydrate 85g 31%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Total Sugars 57g
Protein 21g
Vitamin C 4mg 19%
Calcium 38mg 3%
Iron 3mg 16%
Potassium 512mg 11%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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