This teriyaki pork stir fry is pork tenderloin seared to perfection with colorful vegetables in a homemade teriyaki sauce. A fresh and healthy meal that’s ready in just 30 minutes.

We eat a lot of stir fries in my house, and this easy and satisfying pork stir fry is one of our favorites. So many amazing colors, flavors and textures all in one dish!

Teriyaki pork stir fry with pork tenderloin and colorful vegetables in a homemade sauce.

I don’t think we ever go a week without at least one type of stir fry popping up as a dinner dish in this house. One of my personal favorites is this teriyaki pork stir fry. It’s such an easy and satisfying dish and it’s on the table in less than 30 minutes.


The best part of this dish is how fresh and healthy it is. It’s full of assorted vegetables and pork that’s been seared just right. The vegetables go into the pan to cook, and then when they’re ready, the pork goes in. An easy homemade teriyaki sauce goes over the top and dinner time is ready.

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Broccoli, carrots and peppers in a pan.

If you aren’t partial to the vegetables I have included, that’s perfectly ok. There is nothing wrong with customizing this dish to match your tastes and preferences. There are quite a few delicious vegetables that would pair well with this dish.

Some other great additions or substitutions are

  • Bok Choy
  • Asparagus
  • Celery
  • Mushrooms
  • Onions

Seared pork tenderloin in a skillet.

If you want a little tropical flavor to your teriyaki pork, toss in some pineapple which will also add a bit of sweetness to the dish. This recipe calls for pork tenderloin. You can either cut your pork into 1-inch cubes or thinly slice it. I would suggest partially freezing it if you choose to thinly slice it as this makes the job so much easier.

A pan of teriyaki pork stir fry with a spatula in it.


Teriyaki sauce ingredients can vary depending on whether it’s homemade or store bought. However, traditional teriyaki sauce usually contains four main ingredients which include soy sauce,  sweetener, ginger, and garlic. Other common additions are sake, rice wine vinegar and sesame oil.


Though the names can be deceivingly similar, these two cuts of meat are not the same thing. Pork tenderloin is thin and small which is why it’s perfect for this teriyaki pork dish. Pork loin is actually much larger and can even have steaks cut from it, depending on the size. Pork tenderloin stays tender when cooked, which makes it ideal for stir fry.

A bowl of rice with pork stir fry on top.

I think the reason I love making stir fry so much is because it’s so easy, especially if you’re having to throw a dinner together last minute. I usually just use whatever vegetables or meat I have on hand and always come out with great results. Pork stir fry is a delicious go-to dinner for any day of the week and I’ll definitely be making it again soon. Serve your stir fry with steamed rice and greens tossed in Asian salad dressing for a memorable meal!


5 from 56 votes

Teriyaki Pork Stir Fry

AuthorSara Welch
Teriyaki pork stir fry with pork tenderloin and colorful vegetables in a homemade sauce.
This teriyaki pork stir fry is pork tenderloin seared to perfection with colorful vegetables in a homemade teriyaki sauce. A fresh and healthy meal that's ready in just 30 minutes.
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
Total Time30 minutes
Course Main
Cuisine Asian
Serves 4


For the stir fry

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil divided use
  • 1 cup broccoli florets
  • 1/2 cup carrots thinly sliced
  • 3/4 cup bell peppers cut into 1 inch pieces, I used red and yellow
  • 1 pound pork tenderloin cut into 1 inch pieces or thinly sliced
  • 1 teaspoon ginger minced
  • 2 teaspoons garlic minced
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds
  • salt and pepper to taste

For the sauce

  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon toasted sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch


  • Heat 1 teaspoon of the oil in a large pan over medium high heat. Add the broccoli, peppers and carrots, and cook for 4-6 minutes until softened and lightly browned. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  • Remove the vegetables from the pan; place on a plate and cover with foil to keep warm.
  • Add the remaining 2 teaspoons of oil to the pan. Add the pork, then season with salt and pepper to taste. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the meat is browned and cooked through, 4-6 minutes.
  • Add the garlic and ginger to the pan and cook for 30 seconds.
  • While the pork is cooking, make the sauce. Place the soy sauce, water, brown sugar, honey and sesame oil in a small pot over medium high heat. Stir until sugar is dissolved, about 3 minutes. Turn up heat to high and bring to a boil.
  • Mix the cornstarch with 2 tablespoons of cold water until dissolved. Add the cornstarch mixture to the sauce and boil for 1-2 minutes or until sauce has thickened.
  • Add the vegetables back to the pan with the pork. Pour in the sauce and toss to coat. Sprinkle with sesame seeds, then serve.


Calories: 278kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 73mg | Sodium: 493mg | Potassium: 679mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 3690IU | Vitamin C: 57.4mg | Calcium: 55mg | Iron: 2.1mg

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  1. 5 stars
    Thank you for sharing an excellent recipe that my entire family loves. The sauce is amazing! The veggies can be altered to an individual’s preference. I love all of the colorful vegetables and like knowing that my family will receive a well-balanced meal that is packed full of nutrients! Since we are a family of five, I double the entire recipe. Thank you for sharing such a delicious and versatile meal!

  2. 5 stars
    Everyone loved it. Comments were that it was a very tasty mix. I added a bag of snap peas as well and they complimented the other veggies. I also added a smaller portion of noodles into it. I added about 1/3 cup more water, then added the noodles to cook for their 5-6 minutes (package directions to cook). I found that after I added everything together the mix was perfect. Thank you for posting.

  3. 5 stars
    This recipe is fantastic and now my go to stir fry recipe!!! I velveted the pork first and it was so tender and a perfect blend of flavors!

  4. I directly put the sauce that was already mixed in the cup on the pan with pork after the pork was cooked for the pork to be “marinated”. i didnt have honey at home tho so i doubled the sugar. only had onions, garlic, ginger, carrots, bell pepper, and corn so I included corn. it turned out really great! i just doubled the amount since its for a family of 5 hehe

  5. 5 stars
    Used pork and my veggies were pepper, onion and thinly sliced carrot and came out really well. Sauce lovely. Thank you

  6. 5 stars
    Great sauce and recipe. Just be sure to double the sauce! t was a big hit for my family. I used frozen stir-fry mixed vegetables; made it easy. I like spicy, so I just added Chinese chili paste to mine after I dished it out. As always; prep takes a lot longer than they say. I will definitely make it again.

  7. 5 stars
    A really tasty, easy and flexible recipe.I will definitely make it again, and will add cashews or peanuts for crunch.

  8. 5 stars
    I tried it today. it was yummy!
    with protein and lotsa vegetables….
    I used the ready made teriyaki didn’t have to add any of the sauces.
    it still tasted delicious.

  9. This was a perfect recipe and very adjustable for different vegetables. The sauce was perfect we will make this again and again! I added crushed red pepper for a little zest!

  10. 5 stars
    Tasted Amazing, but I used ground pork only because that’s what I had, but it worked perfectly and bonus easier for the kids to eat lol

  11. 5 stars
    Amazing taste, beautiful presentation, company worthy. I used leftover pork tenderloin and just added to veggies in the end. Sauce is delicious. Thanks for this quick and simple recipe. We will be making again soon.

  12. 5 stars
    I had leftover pork tenderloin and was searching for a recipe. This one looked so pretty in the picture that I had to try it. I followed the recipe exactly except my pork was already cooked so skipped step 3 and added the pork in step 4. It came out amazing. The sauce was delicious and my dish was beautiful with the red, yellow, orange and green colors covered in a shiny sauce. I even topped it with the sesame seeds. Definitely a keeper! Thank you!

  13. YUMMMO! I MADE THIS TONIGHT for dinner. I added jalapenos and raw cashews. OMG!! Loved it. Thank you! Thank you!

  14. 5 stars
    Made this for dinner this week. It is so good! I used teriyaki pork loin and cooked it in a slow cooker with the sauce from your recipe over it, then cooked fresh veggies, added the meat and sauce to the stir fry and went to eating.