"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."
ground lean pork
green beans, trimmed and cut in half
garlic cloves, grated
red pepper flakes
low sodium soy sauce
white rice, hot and cooked
Steam beans 5 minutes (should be snappy not mushy).
Combine the first 4 ingredients in a medium bowl.
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.
Combine hoisin sauce, sugar, pepper flakes and soy sauce in a small bowl - stirring with a whisk to incorporate ingredients.
Pour mixture into pan with pork and green beans. Cook another 3-5 minutes or until heated through, stirring frequently.
Serve over hot rice - Enjoy!
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Szechuan Green Beans With Ground Pork (cont.)