Cashew Pork Recipe

Ingredients

1 pound/454 g boneless pork shoulder, cut into 1/2-inch/1-cm cubes
1-1/2 tbsp/25 mL cornstarch
1/3 cup/80 mL soy sauce
2 tsp/10 mL Watkins Beef Soup & Gravy Base
2 cups/500 mL sliced celery
1 can (8 oz/227 g) sliced water chestnuts, drained
1 jar (2 oz/57 g) sliced pimento
1/4 cup/60 mL dry roasted cashews
4 cups/1 liter hot cooked rice

Directions

Combine pork cubes and next three ingredients in 2.5-quart/liter casserole. Let marinate 10 to 15 minutes at room temperature. Refrigerate if allowing to marinate longer. Stir in celery, cover. Microwave (HIGH) 5 to 6 minutes, stirring twice. Stir in water chestnuts and pimento. Cover and microwave (HIGH) 1 to 1-1/2 minutes, stirring once, until mixture is hot (vegetables should be tender-crisp). Top with cashews and serve over rice.

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APPLE CIDER QUICK BREAD

Ingredients

Ingredients
1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup whole wheat flour
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
3 tbsp tasted wheat germ
2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp Watkins Pure Ground Cinnamon
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp Watkins Organic Ground Nutmeg
2 eggs, slightly beaten
1 egg white
1/2 cup apple cider or unsweetened apple juice
1/4 cup plain yogurt
1/4 cup oil
1 tsp Watkins All Natural Original Gourmet Baking Vanilla®
1 cup shredded peeled tart apple
1/3 cup golden raisins
1 tsp orange peel

Directions

In a large bowl, combine the first nine ingredients. In a small bowl, combine the eggs, egg white, cider, yogurt, oil and vanilla. Stir into dry ingredients just until moistened. Fold in the apple, raisins and orange peel. Transfer to a greased 9 x 5 x 3 inch loaf pan. Bake at 350ºF for 50 to 55 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack.

Yield: 1 loaf