Chinese Style Beef & Pork Stir-Fry

Chinese Style Beef & Pork Stir-Fry

Servings 4
Total Time 35 mins



  • 1 broccoli cut into small florets
  • 200 g green beans cut in half
  • 1 Tbsp ginger grated
  • 2 cloves garlic roughly chopped
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 1 Tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 Tbsp cornflour
  • 2 tsp sesame oil
  • 500 g lean been & pork mince
  • Asian garlic 5-spice (see recipe below)


  • 2 baby bok choy leaves separated
  • 160 g soba noodles

To Serve

  • 2 spring onions thinly sliced


  • Before you start, bring a large pot of salted water to the boil.
  • Prep ginger, garlic, broccoli and beans and set aside separately. In a small bowl, combine stock with soy sauce and cornflour and set aside. Prep bok choy and set aside.
  • Heat sesame oil in a large fry-pan on high heat. Add ginger and garlic and cook for about 30 seconds, until fragrant. Add broccoli and beans and stir-fry for 3-4 minutes, until almost tender. Remove from pan and return pan to high heat.
  • Add beef and pork to pan with a pinch of salt and Asian garlic 5-spice and cook for 3-4 minutes, until almost cooked. Add stock mixture to pan and simmer for 2 minutes, until thick. Return vegetables and cook for a further 1-2 minutes, until everything is hot. Remove from heat and season to taste with salt and pepper.
  • Meanwhile, cook noodles in pot of boiling water for about 4 minutes, until tender. Drain and return to pot with bok choy. Season with salt and set aside for serving.
  • To finish, prep spring onions.
  • Serve noodles topped with stir-fry and spring onions.


Asian Garlic 5-Spice:
3g Chinese 5-spice
4g garlic powder
3g onion powder

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