Stir Fry Pork with Spinach


This is a super simple and easy recipe, really simple to make and fairly quick. Great for those lazy cooking days.

Stir Fry Pork with Spinach

Cook time: 20-30 minutes
Servings: 2


  • 1 bunch    Komatsuna spinach
  • 300g         Sliced pork
  • 2 Cups      Water
  • 1 tbs          Chicken broth (or 1 cube)
  • 3-4 Slices of Ginger (or 1/2 tsp grated ginger)
  • 1/4 tsp      Vinegar
  • 1 tbs          Soy Sauce
  • 1 tsp          Sesame Oil
  • Mixed Spice Seasoning and/or Fried Sesame seeds




  1.  Add water and the chicken broth into a pot, and bring to a boil.
  2.  Add in the sliced pork, and boil until the meat is cooked.
  3.  Remove the meat and place them into a bowl, with a little bit of the broth. Set it aside.


  1.  Put the spinach into a pan and add enough water, so that it covers all the spinach.
  2.  Bring the water to a boil, then add a pinch of salt and cook for 1 minute, before turning off the heat.
  3.  In the sink, run the spinach under cool water, then lightly squeeze to drain.
  4.  Cut the spinach into 1 inch in length.


Cooking directions:

  1. Cooking everything under medium heat, add the sesame oil into the frying pan.
  2. Remove the pork from broth and add to the pan, along with the ginger slices. Then mix everything for 3-4 seconds.
  3. Reduces heat to low, then add in the spinach, and mix again.
  4. Add in the soy sauce and vinegar, and mix all together before turning off the heat.
  5. Place in a dish and sprinkle a bit of mixed spice or fried sesame seed on top.





I lived in the east coast part of America all my life and now living in Japan. There are many interesting things to do on a daily and I want to share what I can.