Alan Tobey likes to experiment with fusion dishes that are practical for the home cook, such as this pork chili flavored with Chinese seasonings.

Alan Tobey, Berkeley, California
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Recipe Summary

Yield:
Makes 4 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a bowl, mix cornstarch, chili powder, five spice, and salt. Add pork and mix to coat.

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  • Pour oil into a 4- to 6-quart pan over medium-high heat. When hot, add pork mixture and stir often until browned on all sides, about 4 minutes. With a slotted spoon, transfer pork to bowl. Add green onions, chilies, garlic, fermented black beans, and ginger to pan. Stir until fragrant, about 1 minute.

  • Return pork to pan and add 1 cup water, kidney beans, pinto beans, and tomatoes. Bring to a simmer, then lower heat, cover, and simmer (do not let boil), stirring occasionally, until pork is tender when pierced, about 25 minutes.

  • Ladle into bowls and top with sliced green onion tops, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

411 calories; calories from fat 33%; protein 36g; fat 15g; saturated fat 3.2g; carbohydrates 33g; fiber 9g; sodium 1050mg; cholesterol 67mg.
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