Dry Fried Green Beans with Minced Pork

Prep time 10 minutes Cook time 10 minutes

Serves 4 people



  • 100ml vegetable oil
  • 500g green beans
  • 200g pork mince
  • 2 spring onions, finely sliced
  • 3cm piece ginger, finely chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp Chinese cooking wine or dry sherry (optional)
  • 6 dried chillis


  • 1 tbsp dark soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp medium soy sauce
  • 2 tsp sugar


  1. 1.
    Heat vegetable oil in a wok or frying pan over medium-high heat then add beans. Stir-fry tossing continually for 2 minutes then remove from wok and set aside.
  2. 2.
    Remove excess oil from the wok or pan, leaving approximately 2 tablespoons of oil. Reduce heat to medium, then add spring onions, ginger, garlic and minced pork. Stir-fry until meat is browned. Add cooking wine and dried chilies and stir-fry for another 3 minutes.
  3. 3.
    Increase heat to high, then return green beans to wok, together with soy sauces and sugar. Stir-fry for a further 2 minutes, then serve immediately garnished with spring onion and steamed rice.