How to Make Delicious Chicken Sauce String Beans: A Step-by-Step Guide

Q: Can I use chicken breast instead of lean pork in this recipe?
A: Yes, chicken breast can be a good substitute for lean pork, just ensure it’s thinly sliced and properly marinated.

Q: Is it necessary to soak the string beans in water?
A: Soaking the string beans in water helps to clean them thoroughly and might also improve their texture after cooking.

Q: Can I use a different brand of chicken sauce if I don’t have Tai Tai Le?
A: Yes, any brand of chicken sauce can be used, but the taste might vary slightly.

Chicken Sauce String Beans (鸡汁豆角)


  • String beans, 250g
  • Lean pork, 100g
  • Garlic, 1 clove
  • Tai Tai Le chicken sauce, 1 spoonful
  • Salt, a pinch
  • Cornstarch, 1 spoonful
  • Soy sauce, a few drops
  • Water, as needed
  1. Trim the ends and strings of the string beans and cut them in half. Soak in water for 20 minutes.
  2. Slice the lean pork and marinate with oil, salt, soy sauce, and cornstarch for at least 10 minutes.
  3. Boil the string beans with a pinch of salt for 2-3 minutes, then remove from water.
  4. Heat oil in a pan and stir-fry the pork slices until they change color. Remove and set aside.
  5. Add more oil and fry the garlic until fragrant.
  6. Add the string beans and a pinch of salt, stir-fry evenly.
  7. Reintroduce the pork slices to the pan.
  8. Add a spoonful of Tai Tai Le chicken sauce, stir well, and cook until evenly mixed.
  9. Once everything is well combined and heated through, the dish is ready to serve.
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  • Calories: Moderate (mainly from lean pork and oil)
  • Fiber: High (from string beans)
  • Protein: Good source (from lean pork)
  • Sodium: Moderate (adjust salt and soy sauce to taste)