Stir-fried Pork with Spicy Green Beans

Preparation info
  • Serves


    as a main dish with rice
    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      20 min

Appears in
Everyday Thai Cooking: Quick and Easy Family Style Recipes

By Katie Chin

Published 2013

  • About

A fantastic dish to make on a busy weeknight because it’s so darn simple. Omit the chilis or choose a mild type if you’re making this for young kids. The sauce is so yummy that your family won’t even realize they’re gobbling up veggies. My family could literally eat bowls of rice with just the sauce because it’s that tasty.


  • oz (55 g) yard-long beans or green beans, sliced thinly into ¼ in (6 mm) discs
  • 2 tablespoons


  1. Cook the beans in boiling water until tender-crisp, about 5 minutes. Using a slotted spoon, transfer the beans to an ice bath until cool. Drain the beans and set aside.
  2. Heat the oil in a wok or skillet over medium-high heat. Add the garlic and chilies, stir-fry until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Add the ground pork and stir-fry, breaking it up with the back of a