A light and fresh meal is always a good choice in the extreme heat of summer. This spicy dish from Good Housekeeping will brighten your table and leave you satisfied. Show us how yours turned out by using: #genuinerecipes


  • 1 c. long-grain white rice
  • 1 tbsp. canola oil
  • 1 lb. ground pork
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 small red chili (seeded if desired), finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp. plus 1/2 tablespoon grated fresh ginger
  • 2 tbsp. low-sodium soy sauce
  • 4 tbsp. fresh lime juice
  • 1 tsp. brown sugar
  • 1 English cucumber, thinly sliced
  • 2 scallions, thinly sliced
  • 1 c. fresh cilantro
  • 1/2 c. fresh mint


  • Brown ground pork in cast-iron skillet in canola oil, 7 minutes. Toss with garlic, red chile, and 2 tablespoons grated fresh ginger. Remove from heat and toss with 2 tablespoons lime juice and 1 tablespoon low-sodium soy sauce (adding 1/4 cup water if dry).
  • Whisk 2 tablespoons lime juice, 1 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce, 1/2 tablespoon grated ginger and brown sugar. Toss with cucumber and scallions; fold with cilantro and mint. Serve with pork over rice.
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