Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  190
  • Protein  23 g
  • Carbohydrates  11 g
  • Fat  6 g
  • Cholesterol  64 mg
  • Sodium  314 mg
  • Potassium  518 mg
  • Phosphorus  240 mg
  • Calcium  44 mg
  • Fiber  1.4 g

Pork Chop Suey

Diet types:

  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes

Recipe submitted by DaVita renal dietitian Joyce from Michigan.

Portions: 5     Serving size: 1 cup


  • 1 pound boneless pork tenderloin
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce     
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt (optional)           
  • 1 cup low sodium beef broth,
  • 1 cup onion, sliced
  • 1 cup celery, sliced
  • 2-1/2  tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 tablespoon molasses
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 16 ounce canned bean sprouts, drained


  1. Cut pork into 1-inch strips, 1/4-inch thick. 
  2. Spray a large frying pan with non-stick cooking spray, and brown pork. 
  3. Add the next five ingredients, cover and simmer for 5-10 minutes. 
  4. Meanwhile, mix cornstarch, ginger, molasses, and water.  Stir into hot mixture and cook until thickened. 
  5. Add bean sprouts and heat thoroughly.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 3 meat
  • 1-1/2 vegetable, medium potassium


Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • Serve over noodles or white rice.
  • If available use 2 cups of fresh bean sprouts instead of canned  bean sprouts.
  • If you are on a lower protein diet decrease pork to match your meal plan.

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Pork Chop Suey

LindaMaeWetzel says:


Looks great I'm trying it next week!

Mar. 26, 2012, 2:39 PM - Inappropriate review?

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