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bowl of ground pork stir fry with spinach

Healthy Ground Pork Stir Fry with Peanut Sauce


EASY ground pork stir fry recipe is a weeknight dinner staple topped with an addicting peanut sauce! Healthy pork stir fry takes less than 20 minutes.


  • 6 servings rice
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1” knob ginger
  • 5 oz. white mushrooms
  • 4 green onions
  • 2 Tbsp. peanut butter (creamy works best)
  • 3 Tbsp. soy sauce
  • 1 tsp. sriracha (or more)
  • 1 Tbsp. honey
  • 1 Tbsp. rice wine vinegar or lemon/lime juice
  • 1 tsp. olive oil
  • 16 oz. ground pork
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 6 oz. spinach


  1. Prepare ingredients:
    Cook rice as directed on package.
    Mince garlic. Peel ginger and mince.
    Chop mushrooms.
    Thinly slice green onions.
  2. Make peanut sauce: whisk together peanut butter, soy sauce, sriracha (add more if you like spice!), honey, and rice wine vinegar.
  3. Heat large pan over medium-high heat. Add olive oil to pan and when hot, add pork to pan. Break up with a wooden spoon for about 1 minute, then add mushrooms, garlic, and ginger to pan. Season with 1/4 tsp. salt. Cook, stirring occasionally, for about 5 minutes.
  4. Add spinach to pan, toss with pork and cook for about 1 minute, until wilted.
  5. Serve with peanut sauce, sliced green onions and sesame seeds.


  • Get your kids involved! They can: mix together peanut sauce, add sesame seeds  and green onions to their rice bowls.
  • SHORTCUT: Use microwavable or instant rice to make things really quick.

Keywords: stir fry, ground pork, weeknight dinner