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Moo Shu pork

Moo Shu Pork

Moo Shu Pork features eggs, fresh vegetables, and tender pork in a flavor-packed Asian sauce, served in tortillas or lettuce cups.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Asian, Chinese
Keyword Moo Shu Pork
Prep Time 45 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 4 servings
Calories 486kcal
Author Catalina Castravet



  • 1/2 cup hoisin sauce
  • 1/4 cup rice vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 3 tablespoons oyster sauce
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon toasted sesame oil
  • 6 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 teaspoon minced ginger
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • freshly-cracked black pepper

Moo Shu Pork Ingredients:

  • 1 pound boneless pork chops sliced into very thin strips
  • 4 tablespoons peanut or vegetable oil
  • 2 large eggs whisked
  • 1 14- ounce bag coleslaw
  • 8 ounces shiitake mushrooms stemmed and thinly sliced
  • 4 scallions thinly sliced green parts only
  • Sesame seeds
  • for serving: flour tortillas lettuce leaves, rice
  • toppings: hoisin sauce thinly-sliced green onions, toasted sesame seeds



  • Add all ingredients to a medium bowl and stir until combined. Divide the marinade into two equal portions.

Moo Shu Pork:

  • Add the thinly sliced pork (chicken or shrimp) to half of the marinade, and toss until evenly coated. Set aside for 30 minutes.
  • In the meantime, place a large saute pan over medium heat and add 1 tablespoon of oil.
  • Add the whisked eggs, and let them sit and until they are cooked into an omelet.
  • Transfer the eggs to a cutting board, and set them aside. Once slightly cooled, chop the omelet into small, thin pieces.
  • Return the pan to the stove, and increase heat to high heat.
  • Add 2 more tablespoons of oil, and using a pair of tongs lift the meat out of the marinade and transfer it to the pan into one layer. Discard the marinade.
  • Cook the pork until tender, and nicely browned, about 4-5 minutes. Then transfer to a separate plate, and set aside.
  • Add the remaining oil to the pan, along with the coleslaw, mushrooms, and half of the scallions. Saute for 2-3 minutes, or until the coleslaw begins to soften.
  • Add the reserved marinade, and toss to combine, cook 2-3 more minutes.
  • Stir in the cooked pork and chopped eggs, and toss until combined. Taste and adjust for salt, pepper, and hoisin sauce. Sprinkle with the remaining green onions.
  • Serve immediately with flour tortillas, or lettuce cups, and rice on the side.


Calories: 486kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 35g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 6g | Monounsaturated Fat: 10g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 159mg | Sodium: 1795mg | Potassium: 1007mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 21g | Vitamin A: 375IU | Vitamin C: 42mg | Calcium: 109mg | Iron: 3mg