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Hoisin Pork with Green Beans

Leigh Beisch
Yield 4 servings (serving size: 3/4 cup pork and 1/2 cup rice)

Ingredients

  • 5 ounces green beans, trimmed and halved
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 3 tablespoons hoisin sauce
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • Pinch cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup chopped scallions
  • 1/2 teaspoon peeled, grated fresh ginger
  • 1/2 pound ground pork
  • 8 ounces extra-firm tofu, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1/4 cup chopped scallions
  • 1 teaspoon dark sesame oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Hot cooked rice

Nutrition Information

  • calories 327
  • fat 13 g
  • satfat 4 g
  • monofat 6 g
  • polyfat 3 g
  • protein 16 g
  • carbohydrate 33 g
  • fiber 3 g
  • cholesterol 33 mg
  • iron 2 mg
  • sodium 337 mg
  • calcium 54 mg

How to Make It

  1. Cook green beans in boiling water 5 minutes, and drain. Blend 1/4 cup water, hoisin, cornstarch, and cayenne pepper. Heat vegetable oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add 1/2 cup scallions and ginger; sauté 30 seconds. Brown pork. Add tofu, and sauté 1 minute. Add hoisin mixture and beans, and cook for 30 seconds. Stir in 1/4 cup scallions, sesame oil, and salt. Serve with rice.