Sichuan Green Beans With 5-Spice and Pancetta

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 15 mins

This classic Sichuan recipe for green beans gets an Italian twist when prepared with pancetta an Italian seasoning.:) I tweaked this recipe a bit here and there - originally found on the McCormick web site. These are great with any chicken, fish or steak dish with a nice bottle of wine relaxing!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix soy sauce, water, sherry, sugar, Chinese five spice, red pepper & Italian seasoning, in small bowl & set aside.
  2. Heat oil in large skillet or wok on high heat.
  3. Add pancetta; cook and stir until crisp.
  4. Remove pancetta with slotted spoon.
  5. Add green beans to skillet; cook and stir 6 to 9 minutes or until greens beans start to brown.
  6. Stir soy sauce mixture into skillet.
  7. Add garlic, pancetta and sesame oil; cook and stir 2 minutes.
  8. Enjoy!