Pork and Green Bean Stir-fry with tender-crisp veggies and minced pork is delicious as it is nutritious. It’s ready in minutes, tasty, and budget-friendly, too. Pair with steamed rice for a hearty and filling meal the whole family will love.
Want something fast and delicious for tonight’s dinner? Say hello to pork and green bean stir-fry!
This vegetable dish has easy prep steps and quick cook time; it goes from kitchen to dinner table in less than 30 minutes! it’s perfect for busy weekends when you don’t have time for an elaborate recipe but want a tasty and filling meal.
But don’t let its simplicity fool you! This green bean stir-fry with minced pork is anything but lacking in taste.
The combination of tender-crisp veggies and a sweet and savory sauce are sure to rock your tastebuds. You’ll be pleasantly surprised how a simple blend of soy sauce, oyster sauce, and brown sugar can pack a serious punch of flavor!
- This is a quick recipe so have your ingredients prepped and ready to go.
- Cut the vegetables in small and uniform size for fast and even cooking.
- You can substitute ground turkey, beef, or chicken in place of the ground pork.
- If you want a bit of spice, stir in about a teaspoon of chili garlic sauce to the sauce mixture.
How to serve and store
- Enjoy this pork and green bean stir-fry as a main or side dish for lunch or dinner. Serve over steamed rice or mashed potatoes, or toss with fresh noodles.
- Store leftovers in a container with a lid and refrigerate for up to 3 days or freeze for up to 2 months.
- Reheat in a microwave at 2 to 3-minute intervals or briefly stir-fry in a hot pan until warmed through.
- 1 tablespoon canola oil
- 1 onion, peeled and chopped
- 2 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
- 1 thumb-sized ginger, peeled and minced
- 1/2 pound ground pork
- 2 tablespoons oyster sauce
- 2 teaspoons brown sugar
- 2 tablespoons soy sauce
- 2 tablespoons water
- 1 pound green beans, ends trimmed and cut thinly on a bias
- 2 medium carrots, peeled and julienned
- salt and pepper to taste
- In a wok or wide skillet over medium heat, heat oil. Add onions, garlic, and ginger. Cook until softened.
- Add ground pork and cook, breaking into pieces with the back of a spoon, until lightly browned. Drain excess oil as needed.
- In a bowl, combine soy sauce, oyster sauce, water, and brown sugar. Stir until blended and sugar is dissolved.
- Add to ground pork and bring to a simmer.
- Increase heat to high. Add green beans and carrots. Continue to cook, stirring regularly, for about 2 to 3 minutes or until vegetables are tender yet crisp.
- Season with salt to taste and generously with pepper. Serve hot.
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