Pan-fried Apple Ginger Pork (Ringo no Shoga-yaki)

Ginger pork is one of Japan’s national favourite home cooking dishes. By adding an apple brings a fruity flavour to the ginger sauce and make the pork tender.


Serves: 2

  • 300g pork loin or shoulder steak
  • 1 small apple, grated
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp white wine
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 1 tbsp grated ginger
  • some corn flour
  • salt and pepper
  • vegetable oil for frying
  • chopped parsley, to garnish


  1. Place the grated apple, soy sauce, white wine and honey in a bowl and mix. Set aside.
  2. Cut the pork steak into bite sized pieces and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  3. Lightly dust the pork with some corn flour.
  4. Heat some oil in a frying-pan, fry the pork over medium heat until lightly browned.
  5. Pour the apple mixture into a frying-pan, stir and cook for 1 minute.
  6. Add the grated ginger and mix everything together.
  7. Sprinkle with finely chopped parsley.