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Cabbage Wrapped Pork Pot Stickers

Posted on February 21, 2014 by

Cabbage Wrapped Pork Pot Stickers

Cabbage Wrapped Pork Pot Stickers

A healthy twist to a traditional favorite!



1 medium head cabbage

1 pound lean ground pork

2 green onions, chopped

2 tsp sesame oil

1 Tbls soy sauce

¼ tsp ground ginger

Cooking spray



  1. Bring large pot of water to a boil.
  2. Wash and cut cabbage in half. Cut the core from each half and separate at least 16 of the large outer leaves from both halves. Add to boiling water for 2 minutes until crisp-tender. Use slotted spoon to remove and place on paper towels to drain.
  3. Prepare pot-sticker filling by combining ground pork, chopped green onions, sesame oil, soy sauce and ginger in a large mixing bowl. Use your hands to mix well.
  4. Place a large nonstick pan over medium-high heat and spray with cooking spray. Form the pork filling into thick oval patties about the size of your thumb.
  5. Place the patties into the pan and cook about 4 minutes on each side, until cutting into one shows no pink. You may need to cook in two batches.
  6. Wrap each patty individually in leaves and secure with toothpick or serve with leaves for guests to assemble themselves.


Note: These may be served with a tangy dipping sauce. I suggest ¼ soy sauce, 2 tsp sesame oil, 1 tsp minced garlic and a sprinkle of Splenda stirred together.


Makes 8 servings


Nutrition Facts (without dipping sauce):

Calories 180

Total Fat 9g

Effective Carbohydrates 6g

Dietary Fiber 2.5g

Protein 17g



From The Good Carb Chef

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Crispy Pork Medallions

Posted on October 18, 2013 by

pork medallions

Crispy Pork Medallions

With a crispy exterior and a moist interior, these pork medallions are an easy entrée for any season.


2 tablespoons Dijon mustard

1 (1-pound) pork tenderloin, trimmed and cut into 8 medallions

1/2 cup panko (Japanese breadcrumbs)

1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme

1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley

1/8 teaspoon salt

1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil


1. Preheat oven to 450°.

2. Rub mustard evenly over pork medallions. Combine panko, thyme, parsley, salt, and pepper in a large bowl. Dredge pork in panko mixture. Heat a large ovenproof skillet over medium-high heat. Add oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add pork; sauté 2 minutes or until golden brown. Turn pork. Place skillet in oven; bake at 450° for 8 minutes or until pork reaches 145°. Let stand 3 minutes.

Serves 8

Nutritional Information:

Calories: 210, Total Effective Carbs 4.8g, Fat 9.4g, Protein 24.5g

Printable recipe – Crispy Pork Medallions


Posted on September 20, 2013 by

Easy Greek specialty!


Protein on a Stick!

Protein on a Stick!

1 lemon, juiced

1/4 cup olive oil

1/4 cup soy sauce

1 teaspoon dried oregano

3 cloves garlic, crushed

4 pounds pork tenderloin, cut into 1 inch cubes

2 medium yellow onions, cut into 1 inch pieces

2 red bell peppers, cut into 1 inch pieces




  1. In a large glass bowl, mix together lemon juice, olive oil, soy sauce, oregano, and garlic; add pork, onions, and green peppers, and stir to coat. Cover, and refrigerate for 2 to 3 hours.
  2. Preheat grill for medium-high heat. Thread pork, peppers, and onions onto skewers.
  3. Lightly oil grate. Cook for 10 to 15 minutes, or to desired doneness, turning skewers frequently for even cooking.
  4. Enjoy souvlaki with friends!

Makes 12 servings

Nutrition Facts:

  • Calories         189
  • Total Fat          8.1g
  • Total Carbohydrates 4.3g
  • Dietary Fiber      1.2g
  • Protein          24.2g

print recipe  – Souvlaki