Pork Strips with Almond Butter

Pork Strips with Almond Butter


  • 1/2 cup boiling water
  • 1/4 cup Barney Butter Smooth Almond Butter
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon bottled minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon bottled ground fresh ginger (such as Spice World)
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon Chile paste with garlic (such as Sambal oelek)
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 4 (4 oz.) boneless loin pork chops, trimmed and cut into 1/2-inch strips
  • 1 red bell pepper, seeded and thinly sliced (about 2 cups)
  • 1 (6 oz.) package rice noodles
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced green onions
  • Cooking spray
  • Optional: lime wedges


  1. Combine first 11 ingredients in a bowl, stirring with a whisk; set aside.
  2. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add pork and pepper; cook 6 minutes or until pork is done. Add Barney Butter mixture to pan, stirring well to coat pork; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer 1 minute.
  3. Cook rice noodles according to package directions, omitting salt and fat; drain. Add noodles to the pork mixture, tossing gently. Sprinkle with sliced green onions. Serve with lime wedges, if desired.

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