Kicked-Up Ground Pork with Green Beans by LeAnne_B

chile-garlic sauce - I use Huy Fong, but, you can also use cholula Great alone or serve over rice - for a low carb version switch sugar with sugar substitute and serve with Cauliflower rice

Ingredients

2 teaspoons sesame oil 1 pound ground pork 2 teaspoons ground black pepper, divided 1 teaspoon cornstarch 1 pinch salt 2  cups fresh green beans, trimmed cup chicken stock 3 tablespoons soy sauce 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce 2 teaspoons chile-garlic sauce, or to taste 2 teaspoons rice vinegar 2 teaspoons minced garlic 1 teaspoon white sugar

Instructions

Step 1
Heat sesame oil in a large skillet over medium heat.

Step 2
Combine pork, 1 teaspoon black pepper, cornstarch, and salt in a bowl. Add to hot oil and fry until browned, about 3 minutes. Add green beans.

Step 3
Combine chicken stock, soy sauce, Worcestershire sauce, chile-garlic sauce, vinegar, garlic, and sugar in a bowl and whisk together. Add to pork and green bean mixture. Bring to a boil. Cook until slightly thickened, about 3 minutes. Reduce heat and simmer until green beans are tender, about 5 minutes more.

Servings: 4

Nutrition Information (per serving):
Calories 297
Fat 18 g
Saturated Fat 6.4 g
Cholesterol 73.9 mg
Sodium 991 mg
Carbohydrates 9.5
Fiber 2.8 g
Sugars 2.6 g
Protein 22.4 g