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Honey Sesame Ground Pork

This is a simple, sweet dish to make on those days where you don't have a lot of time or don't want to overthink things. Sure to impress the kids, its a favorite in our house!
  • 1 lb ground pork

  • small onion, finely diced

  • 1 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 tbsp olive oil

  • 1/4 cup honey

  • 2.5 tbsp soy sauce

  • 1 tbsp sesame oil, toasted

  • 1/2 tbsp rice wine vinegar

  • 2 tbsp water

  • 1/4 tsp ginger, dried

  • 1 tbsp sesame seeds, for serving

  • rice, cooked, for serving


  1. Fry the ground pork in a frying pan until just cooked through.

  2. Meanwhile, in a medium saucepan, fry the onion with the oil until translucent, add the garlic and cook for another minute.

  3. Add the rest of the ingredients (not the rice) to the pot with the onions. Bring to a boil and simmer for 5-10 minutes to thicken.

  4. Add ground pork to the sauce and simmer for another 5 minutes, until sauce is a little thicker.

  5. Serve over cooked rice immediately, top with sesame seeds. Add a side of vegetables like broccoli for a well rounded meal!

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