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Pork and Pumpkin

I love pumpkin and have a friend that was very generous with his home grown pumpkins one year. This dish remains one I use over and over again when the kabocha are in season.
Prep Time15 mins
Active Time30 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Hawaiian, Local
Keyword: pumpkin, dish, kabocha, pork
Yield: 4 Servings
Author: Deirdre K Todd


  • 1 lb. boneless pork, thin strips
  • 2 TB dry sherry, divided
  • 1/3 c. Aloha shoyu, divided
  • 3 TB vegetable oil
  • 1 lb. pumpkin, 2-inch cubes
  • 1 1/4 c. chicken stock
  • 2 tsp. sugar


  • In a mixing bowl, combine pork, 1 tablespoon of sherry and 1 tablespoon of soy sauce; mixing well.
  • In a wok over high heat, stir fry pork in oil until browned. 
  • Add pumpkin, stock, remaining sherry and soy sauce; stirring to coat.
  • Add sugar, bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat; simmer for 15-20 minutes; until pumpkin is tender.

How To Serve:

  • Serves 4.