Hoisin Pork with Green Beans

pork-green-beans Recipe
Leigh Beisch

Yield:

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

Nutritional 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

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

Preparation

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.

Note:

Lori Longbotham,

September 2003
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