Szechuan Dry Fried Green Beans

Recipe by tgobbi
READY IN: 35mins
SERVES: 2-4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    lb green beans, cut 2 inches
  • deep frying oil, heated to 325 to 350 degrees f (sala or peanut oil)
  • 1
    slice fresh ginger, minced (about 1/2 - 1 teaspoon)
  • 14
  • 14
    cup cha choy, chopped
  • Sauce
  • 1
    teaspoon salt
  • 1
    tablespoon dark soy sauce
  • 1
    tablespoon sugar
  • 2
    tablespoons chicken stock
  • 2
    scallions, minced
  • 2
    tablespoons cider vinegar (or Chinese red vinegar)
  • 1
    teaspoon sesame oil

DIRECTIONS

  • *Regularor Chinese long beans.
  • **Chachoy is a moderately spicy pickled Chinese root vegetable packed in salt and chilies.
  • It comes in cans.
  • It should be rinsed in cold running water to remove the seasonings.
  • Unused cha choy keeps for a long time refrigerated in a zipper bag.
  • Deep fry the beans until they're well wrinkled, about 3- 4 minutes.
  • Pour into a sieve to drain.
  • Heat 1- 2 T oil in a wok.
  • Stir in the ginger and add the pork.
  • Stir fry until the pork is just cooked.
  • Stir in the cha choy, then the beans to blend.
  • Pour in the sauce and continue to stir until it dries up.
  • Finally, stir in the scallions, vinegar and sesame oil.