Pork with Green Salsa

This low histamine salsa will help you maximise satiety with a super high P:E ratio avoiding the ingredients that many people have an allergic reaction to.  

Pork provides heaps of lean protein along with B vitamins, choline, potassium, iron, selenium and zinc.   Bok choy adds vitamins A and C along with some folate while the other ingredients round out the flavour and texture.  

Macros 

One serve provides 465 calories, 60 g protein, 20 g fat, 5 g net carbs and P:E = 2.3.

Micros  

The Cronometer screengrab below shows the nutrients provided by 2000 calories of this recipe relative to the Optimal Nutrient Intakes.  

Ingredients 

SERVES 2

  • A scant amount of preferred fat (0)
  • Two pork loin steaks, fat trimmed (0)
  • Two head bok choy, sliced (0)

SALSA

  • One medium stick of celery, chopped (0)
  • 100 g (3.5 oz) cucumber, diced (0)
  • half a green apple, diced or grated (0)
  • One ring of white onion, chopped finely (0)
  • 3 tbsp  basil leaves, chopped(0)
  • 1 tbsp vinegar (0)
  • 1 tbsp olive oil (optional) (0)
  • Salt (0) and pepper (2*)

Directions 

  • In a bowl, mix all the salsa ingredients and set them aside. 
  • Heat a frying pan to medium-high heat. Add the fat. Once hot, add the pork, frying the first side for approximately 5–6 mins (depending on the thickness and size of the steak). 
  • Flip to the second side and fry for a further 5–6 mins. Check pork is cooked through. Let rest for 5 minutes, then thinly Slice. 
  • Place a bed of bok choy in each serving bowl. Top with sliced pork and green salsa.

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