Dinner in Minutes: Mu Shu Pork Wrap with Stir-Fried Bok Choy

03/25/2014 2:12 PM

03/25/2014 2:13 PM

This is a quick take on a popular Chinese classic. It’s made with sautéed pork tenderloin and shredded cabbage, which cook in just a few minutes in a hot wok. I have used whole wheat tortillas as the wrap.

Fresh bok choy is stir-fried for a few minutes as a side dish to complete the meal. I used the same wok to prepare both dishes.

This meal contains 555 calories per serving with 36 percent of calories from fat.

Fred Tasker's wine suggestion: Asian pork dishes like this go well with white wines with a little hint of sweetness. I’d try an off-dry riesling.

Helpful Hints

• Ready-to-eat shredded cabbage for coleslaw can be found in the produce section.
• Chinese cabbage (also called Napa cabbage) can be used instead of bok choy.


• Prepare all ingredients.
• Marinate pork.
• Stir-fry bok choy.
• Complete pork dish using the same wok.


3/4 pound pork tenderloin, 1 small piece fresh ginger, 1 bottle low-sodium soy sauce, 1 bottle hoisin sauce, 1 bottle sesame oil, 1 bag ready-to-eat shredded coleslaw, 1 package 8-inch whole wheat tortillas, 1 bok choy and 1 bottle unsalted dry roasted peanuts. Staples: Minced garlic, salt and black peppercorns.

Linda Gassenheimer is the author, most recently, of “Fast and Flavorful: Great Diabetes Meals from Market to Table.” Her website is dinnerinminutes.com. Follow her on Twitter @lgassenheimer.

About Linda Gassenheimer

Linda Gassenheimer


Linda Gassenheimer's twice-monthly Dinner in Minutes column gives Miami Herald readers ideas for quick and easy meals that won't break the calorie bank. She includes helpful hints, shopping lists and wine suggestions to make dinner a no-fuss event

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