Green Bean and Tofu with Ground Pork Stir Fry
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Serves: 2
  • 1 pound fresh green beans, ends trimmed and chopped into 1-inch long pieces
  • ½ pound ground pork
  • ¼ pound firm tofu, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 2-3 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 2 stalks green onion, chopped
  • cilantro for topping (optional)
  • Marinate ground pork:
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon cooking wine
  • ½ teaspoon sugar
  • ½ teaspoon potato starch
  • Seasoning:
  • 1 teaspoon oil for pan fry the tofu cubes
  • salt to taste
  • soy sauce to taste
  1. Marinate ground pork with soy sauce, cooking wine, sugar and potato starch for 10 minutes.
  2. Heat a bit of oil over medium heat, pat the tofu cubes dry with a paper towel before carefully adding them to the pan.
  3. Pan fry the tofu cubes for 10 minutes or until all sides are crisp and browned, set aside for later use.
  4. Add in the marinated ground pork and stir with a spatula, make sure there's no clumping and allow it to cook for five minutes or until no longer pink.
  5. Set the ground pork aside and leave the oil released during cooking in the pan for stir frying use later.
  6. Stir in garlic and green onion, sauté for 30 seconds or until fragrant.
  7. Add green beans and red peppers to the pan, stir fry 8-10 minutes or until soft.
  8. Add previously ground pork and tofu cubes to the pan and toss in salt and soy sauce to taste. Continue cooking for 1-2 minutes and stir to make sure the seasonings are distributed evenly.
  9. Transfer to a plate and top with cilantro to serve and enjoy while hot!
Seasoning to taste : to salt some, give it a try, salt again if necessary.

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