Stir-Fried Pork Ribbons with Asparagus, Orange, and Hot Bean Paste

Preparation info

  • Serves

    2 to 3

    as a Main Course
    • Difficulty


Appears in

China Moon Cookbook

By Barbara Tropp

Published 1992

  • About

This is a zesty, one-dish supper with which to celebrate the arrival of asparagus season. It is colorful and simple to do.

All of the preparations may be done a day ahead. The last-minute stir-frying is speedy.


Marinade and Pork

  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon mushroom soy sauce
  • 1


  1. In a bowl big enough to hold the pork, blend together all of the marinade ingredients through the “goop” until smooth. Add the pork and toss well to coat. Seal and marinate for 3 to 4 hours at cool room temperature or refrigerate overnight. Let come to room temperature before cooking; toss to separate the ribbons.
  2. Combine the aromatics in a small dish. Seal unt