Stir-Fried Pork and Spinach

Stir-Fried Pork and Spinach

An easy side-dish that's done in a flash. Also good for bentos.

Ingredients: For 1 bento

50 g
1 bunch
Sesame oil
2 teaspoons
Salt and pepper
to taste
Soy sauce
1 teaspoon


1. Chop pork into bite-sizes, and spinach 2 cm-wide.
2. Heat the sesame oil in a frying pan and stir-fry the pork. When it's cooked, add spinach and stir-fry briskly. Season with salt, pepper, and soy sauce, then enjoy.
3. Here's a photo of my bento with this dish.
4. IIkun-san made a variation that adds grated fresh ginger. Even more appetizing with the ginger's flavor!
5. Here's yukamama-san's version with some minced garlic I'm sure it tastes delicious and sharp.
6. And this is Pochamu-san's variation using bok-choy The bok-choy looks really crunchy.
7. Takatsubame-san used ground meat in this variation It looks delicious with the umami-rich flavor of ground meat.
8. Finally, here's Chusen-san's variation with salted pork and onions. It sure looks promising.

Story Behind this Recipe

I wanted to think of an easy dish for bentos that I could make even during the busiest mornings.
Simple and yet very tasty.