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Chinese Green Beans

A simple and delicious side dish that features tender green beans stir-fried with garlic, ginger, and soy sauce.

May 14, 2023
98% would make again

Under 30 minutes

Chinese Green Beans

Under 30 minutes


for 4 servings

  • ¼ cup vegetable oil (60 mL)
  • 1 lb string bean (450 g)
  • 1 tablespoon garlic
  • 1 teaspoon ginger
  • 3 scallions, chopped
  • 4 oz shiitake mushrooms (115 g)
  • ½ lb ground pork (230 g)
  • 4 dried red chilies
  • 1 tablespoon chili paste
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon rice wine
  • white pepper, dash

Nutrition Info

  • Calories 422
  • Fat 26g
  • Carbs 30g
  • Fiber 10g
  • Sugar 15g
  • Protein 21g

Estimated values based on one serving size.


  1. In a large pan or wok, heat the oil over high. Fry the string beans until they start blistering. Remove the string beans.
  2. In the same pan or wok, add the garlic, ginger, and scallions. Fry until fragrant.
  3. Add the mushrooms and ground pork. Fry until the pork is mostly done. Stir in the the dried red chilies and chili paste.
  4. Add the string beans back the pan/wok. Toss to combine everything. Add the soy sauce, rice wine, and a dash of white pepper. Serve!
  5. Enjoy!
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Chinese Green Beans