*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                             Oriental Pork Stew
 
 Recipe By     : Pillsbury Casseroles, Soups & Stews
 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Chinese                          Main Dishes
                 Pork & Ham
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    2      tablespoons   oil
    1      pound         boneless pork, cut into 1-inch cubes
      1/2  cup           chopped onion
    1      clove         garlic -- minced
    2      cups          water
    1      teaspoon      beef-flavor instant bouillon
      1/4  cup           soy sauce
    1      cup           diagonally sliced celery
    1                    red or green bell pepper, cut in strips
    1      cup           frozen green beans
    1      can           sliced water chestnuts, drained -- 8oz
    2      cans          mushrooms, drained
      1/4  cup           water
    2      tablespoons   cornstarch
 
 Heat oil in Dutch oven or large saucepan over medium-high heat until hot. Add
 pork, onion and garlic; cook until pork is brown. Stir in 2 cups water,
 bouillon and soy sauce. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 30
 minutes.
 
 Add celery, bell pepper , green beans, water chestnuts and mushrooms. Bring
 to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer an additional 5-10 minutes or until
 vegetables are done.
 
 Combine 1/4 cup water and cornstarch. Gradually add to vegetable mixture,
 stirring constantly.Cook and stir until thickened. Serve over rice.
 
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 The only thing I did different was simmer the pork longer (45-50 minutes), I
 like nice tender meat. Also I peeled the celery.