Special Diet Information

Coumadin® (Warfarin)
This recipe is NOT safe for Coumadin (warfarin) users.

This recipe is safe for those who are lactose intolerant.

This is a low sodium recipe.

GERD / Acid Reflux
This recipe contains GERD triggers and those with GERD may wish to avoid it.

Gluten Sensitivity
This recipe is safe for those who are sensitive to gluten. Use gluten-free tamari sauce in this dish.


"He that takes medicine and neglects diet, wastes the skills of the physician." -Confucius

The refrigerator light goes on...

Five spice powder is one spice to keep on hand. While the word "spice" might make you think that this is going to make your dishes "spicy," the flavor is aromatic and not hot. It can make any stir fry more elegant and is great when lightly sprinkled on chicken or fish prior to grilling.


Five Spice Pork Stir Fry

Servings: 2 | Serving size: 4 ounces pork with veggies

Cooking Time: 30 Minutes

This recipe can easily be multiplied and keeps well, refrigerated, 2-3 days.

Five Spice Pork Stir Fry recipe from Dr. Gourmet


  • 1 Tbsp sesame oil
  • 12 ounces crimini mushrooms (thickly sliced)
  • 1 Tbsp fresh ginger (minced)
  • 8 ounces pork tenderloin (sliced into thin strips)
  • 1 cup frozen edamame (thawed)
  • 2 tsp five spice powder
  • 1 Tbsp low sodium soy sauce or gluten-free tamari sauce
  • fresh ground black pepper to taste
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 cups napa cabbage (thinly sliced)

Place the oil in a large skillet or wok over medium high heat.

Add the mushrooms and toss well. Cover and cook for about 8 minutes tossing frequently.

Add the ginger and the pork tenderloin. Toss well.

Cover and cook for about 8 minutes, tossing frequently.

Add the edamame, five spice powder, soy sauce, pepper and water. Toss well and cook for about 3 minutes.

Add the cabbage and cook for two minutes. Serve.

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: 4 ounces pork with veggies

Servings: 2

Amount Per Serving

Calories 449 Calories from Fat 148
% Daily Value
Total Fat 16g 25%
    Saturated Fat 2g 10%
    Monounsaturated Fat 4g
    Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 111mg 36%
Sodium 429mg 20%
Total Carbohydrates 24g 6%
    Dietary Fiber 8g 36%
    Sugars 8g
Protein 53g
Vitamin A 13% Vitamin C 57%
Calcium 18% Iron 36%
Vitamin K 86 mcg Potassium 2201 mg
Magnesium 158 mg