This Syn Free Salt and Pepper Pork is a super quick recipe for a syn free Slimming World ‘Fakeaway’!
For the full list of ingredients and comprehensive instructions, please see the recipe card at the end of this post. Before you scroll, there’s important stuff in the blurb 👍
If you prefer you can use chicken instead of pork, and you may need to experiment with the quantities of chilli.
Remember if you wish to eat this on an SP day to serve it with other S or P foods, and not with rice.
We like things a bit spicy so we add a decent pinch of chilli flakes to to our Syn Free Salt and Pepper Pork to give it a bit of a kick.
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We use Sukrin 1 which is an all-natural granulated stevia sweetener alternative to sugar with zero calories. You can grab Sukrin 1 over onAmazon UK.
Sukrin 1 doesn’t have that strange after taste that a lot of artificial sweeteners do! It also shares the exact same sweetness and weight to sugar – which makes it really easy to substitute in recipes like this Syn Free Salt and Pepper Pork.
If you are using a powdered sweetener, then please check how it compares to sugar. In some cases you’ll need to use less, as powdered sweeteners weigh less.
That being said you don’t have to use Sukrin – there are lots of other high quality granulated sweeteners available from the supermarket, such as Canderel Sugarly, and Natvia.
Whenever we need to replace oil in cooking we use Frylight. Perfect for everyday frying and cooking, it delivers exactly one calorie per spray, which makes it Syn free! The Rapeseed or Olive Oil flavours are ideal for this Syn Free Salt and Pepper Pork recipe.
Should I Syn the sweetener in this Syn Free Salt and Pepper Pork?
As you will probably know last year Slimming World brought out some new recommendations regarding the syn value of granulated sweeteners. This means that:
Where there is 1 tbsp or more being used per serving they recommend you count 0.5 Syn per tbsp. If using smaller amounts, like a pinch or teaspoon, there’s no need to worry about Syns at all.
The recipe for this Syn Free Salt and Pepper Pork uses 1 tablespoon of sweetener for the entire Salt & Pepper Seasoning. The recipe is divided into 4 portions. That’s less than 1 tablespoon per portion, so there’s no need to add any syns on for the sweetener itself.
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Syn Free Salt and Pepper Pork
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For the Spice Mix
Toast the salt flakes in a hot pan until they start to brown - it's very important to do this to get the true salt and pepper flavour
Mix the toasted salt and all the other spice mix ingredients together
For the Salt and Pepper Pork
Coat the pork evenly with the spice mix, then refrigerate for an hour or so to allow to marinate. You can do this in advance
Heat a few sprays of low calorie cooking spray in a frying pan
Add the pork, onion, peppers and garlic and fry until the pork is almost cooked through
Add the Soy Sauce and Rice Vinegar and let is simmer for a couple of minutes, stirring to make sure everything is coated
Once the pork is cooked remove from the heat and serve with rice and stir fried vegetables
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Monosodium glutamate (MSG) is a flavour enhancer commonly added to most Chinese food from the takeaway. There have been many debates about the use of MSG, so if you prefer not use it you can just leave it out.
Syn values given are correct at time of writing but may not always be accurate.
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