We made this in 2008 as one of our first dinners together. It was so good, we knew we were on to something. It is a little spicy, but very light and satisfying.
- Meat: 1/2 pound lean ground pork
- Oils/Spices: 1/8 teaspoon salt, 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground white pepper, 1 teaspoon peanut oil, 1 teaspoon sugar, 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper, 2 teaspoons low-sodium soy sauce, 2 tablespoons hoisin sauce,
- Produce: 2 1/2 cups (1-inch) cut green beans, 1 teaspoon minced fresh garlic
- Other: 2 cups hot cooked white rice, 1 teaspoon cornstarch
- Cook the rice.
- Combine pork, white pepper, cornstarch and salt in a medium bowl.
- Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.
- Add pork mixture, beans, and garlic; cook 3 minutes or until pork loses its pink color, stirring to crumble.
- Combine hoisin, sugar and red pepper in a small bowl, stirring with a whisk.
- Add hoisin mixture to pan.
- Cook 2 minutes or until thoroughly heated, stirring frequently.
- Serve over rice.
Original recipe found on: Lighten Up!