Szechuan Green Beans With Ground Pork

Total Time
Prep 0 mins
Cook 25 mins

This is a bit spicy so you may want to decrease the pepper flakes and add more at the end for taste. I made this for a pot-luck Chinese dinner that is why the serving size is for 8. Can be cut in half. Delicious over Chinese white rice.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Steam beans 5 minutes (should be snappy not mushy).
  2. Combine the first 4 ingredients in a medium bowl.
  3. Heat oil in a large non-stick skillet over med high heat. Saute pork mixture until pork loses it's pink color - stirring to a crumble. Add steamed green beans and garlic - saute for 3-5 minutes more.
  4. Combine hoisin sauce, sugar, pepper flakes and soy sauce in a small bowl - stirring with a whisk to incorporate ingredients.
  5. Pour mixture into pan with pork and green beans. Cook another 3-5 minutes or until heated through, stirring frequently.
  6. Serve over hot rice - Enjoy!
Most Helpful

Better than any restaurant take-out I've ever had. I plan to double the sauce next time to pour over rice. Also, I will try steamed broccoli instead of green beans...personal preference. Can't wait to try this with modifications! thanks for the recipe!

Chic Geek February 21, 2015

This was ok. I will make it again, but just seemed like it was missing something.

Coppercloud April 21, 2013

I made this for dinner last night. Doubled the "sauce" and served with some brown rice. I used broccoli instead of green beans because it's what I had on hand. Also, I cut the pepper flakes back to only a 1/2 tsp so I could share with my toddler. Great meal.

pamperedlinny October 28, 2015