Stir-fried Ground Pork with Soybean Sprout


2 lb soybean sprout
5 oz ground pork
2 oz chive
1/2 tbsp grated ginger
1 stalk green onion (chopped) or 1 tsp minced garlic


2 tsp light soy sauce
1/4 tsp sugar
1/2 tsp cornstarch
1 tbsp oil


3/4 tsp cornstarch
2 tbsp water
dash of sesame oil
pinch of ground white pepper
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp sugar
1/2 tsp chicken broth mix


  1. Wash and dice chive.
  2. Cut off roots of soybean sprouts. Drain and dry. Cut into short sections. Stir-fry in dry wok (without oil) until dry. Remove and set aside.
  3. Mix pork with marinade. Set aside for 10 minutes.
  4. Mix sauce ingredients in a small bowl. Set aside.
  5. Heat 2 tbsp oil in the wok. Stir-fry pork, ginger and green onion till nearly cooked. Add soybean sprout and chive. Stir-fry until pork is cooked.
  6. Add sauce. Stir and cook until the sauce thickens. Remove to serving platter and serve hot.

Source: Cantonese Stir-fries

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