Recipe for Stir-Fried Green Beans with Pork

A healthy and delicious dish for the family. Pork Stir fry with green beans is mainly made of pork and green beans fried together with spices and condiments.

Recipe for Stir-Fried Green Beans with Pork
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Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 30 minutes

Total Time: 50 minutes

Origin of the dish

Stir-Fried Green beans with pork is a dish famous in every Chinese restaurant. This dish was originated from the Sichuan cuisine, it is a Chinese style cuisine origination from Sichuan Province, in Southwest China. The original ingredients of this dish are equal parts of green beans, meat with a generous amount of chili peppers for a spicy taste. However, with time, the dish has given a different version and added with different vegetables like carrots, green peas and other more that compliments with the main ingredients.

When is it typically served?

Stir-Fried Green Beans is typically served as side dishes during meals with a generous amount of rice. It is served mostly during breakfast and dinner. This dish may not be so popular in tables during Holidays or special occasions, yet it is still sought for in dinner and is a favorite by many because of its savory taste. You surely cannot resist it just by its mouth-watering aroma.

Kitchen Utensils You Need

You may need the help of the following utensils and tools in cooking this delicious Stir-Fried Green beans:

  • Cooking Pan
  • Cutting board
  • Cutting knife
  • Spatula
  • Small bowls
  • Serving plate

Primary Ingredients for Stir-Fried Green Beans with Pork – Green Beans

Stir-fried green beans with pork’s main ingredient is the Green Beans. It is eaten anywhere around the world and is sold fresh, frozen or even canned. According to research, the top producers of green beans are China, Indonesia and India. While in the Philippines, green beans are commonly grown in the highlands of Benguet, Nueva Vizcaya, and other elevated areas in the country. No worries though, green beans are easily accessible since these are transported to different parts of the country and can even be grown in tropical areas. It is commonly available in supermarkets. Green beans can be eaten steamed, boiled, stir-fried or baked. And it is commonly cooked in soups and stews.

Talking about its health benefits, green beans is a good one. It is low in calories, and it contains several nutrients that are beneficial for the body. In fact, a single cup of green beans has one-third of your daily needed intake of folate. It is also rich in fiber, which keeps your digestive system healthy and maintains the good health of your heart. And they are good source of vitamin A and C.

Interesting Facts

  • Green beans are one of the most popular vegetables in America.
  • If you don’t pick green beans while they’re young, the pods harden.
  • Vocabulary: Pods – the outside portion of a bean.
  • Green beans are easy to be grown. They are in fact one of the best crops for beginning gardeners.

Tips and Tricks

  • Blanch the beans in oil before stir-frying. It will keep your green beans’ green color while making sure they are cooked and tender.
  • Since stir-frying green beans means they are cooked dry, which makes the meat the seasoning for the beans, it is better to marinate the meat first so it can give enough flavor to the green beans.


  • 1/4 grams green beans
  • 1/2 grams pork, cut in strips
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 medium sized onion, chopped
  • 3 tablespoon soy sauce, dark
  • 1 tablespoon oyster sauce
  • Salt to taste
  • Cooking oil


  1. Sauté onions and garlic in a skillet. Then add the pork and stir until brown.

  2. Add the green beans and stir together very well. Cover for 5-10 minutes and stir occasionally until the green beans are cooked.

    Recipe for Stir-Fried Green Beans with Pork
  3. Pour in salt, oyster sauce and soy sauce. Stir and cook again for 5 minutes.

    Transfer to a serving plate and serve!

    Recipe for Stir-Fried Green Beans with Pork

This stir-fried green beans with pork is a simple and quick recipe that will surely satisfy the hunger in your family’s stomach for it’s quite rice-consuming due to its tasty and savory flavors. Your family will surely be wanting you to cook it for them every day. And that would not be a problem, it is cheap, quick and easy. Everything is given and all you need to do is get ready for cooking!