Q: Can I use a different type of meat instead of smoked ham?
A: Yes, you can use any cooked meat that has a unique but not overpowering flavor.
Q: Is it necessary to use spicy yellow soybean paste?
A: The spicy yellow soybean paste adds unique flavor, but you can substitute it with other spicy meat sauces if preferred.
Q: How do I know when the bean sprouts are cooked perfectly?
A: The bean sprouts should be soft but still retain a bit of crunch. Avoid overcooking to prevent them from becoming mushy.
Spicy Garlic Pork and Bean Sprout Stir-Fry
- Green bean sprouts, a generous amount
- Smoked ham slices (or any cooked meat), to taste
- Spicy yellow soybean meat sauce, as needed
- Light soy sauce (optional)
- Several garlic sprouts
- Oil of choice
- Heat a pan over medium fire, add oil, and stir-fry the pre-cleaned and drained green bean sprouts.
- Once the sprouts begin to soften, add the smoked ham slices or other cooked meats to enhance flavor and texture.
- Add the spicy yellow soybean meat sauce (or other spicy meat sauce) to adjust the color and taste, stirring well.
- Mix thoroughly, then add the cleaned and chopped garlic sprouts, being careful to avoid burns.
- Increase the heat and adjust seasonings as needed, such as adding more meat sauce, sugar, or salt.
- Once satisfied with the doneness, sprinkle the remaining green garlic leaves, stir briefly, then turn off the heat.
- Transfer to a serving dish. Enjoy your meal!
- Calories: Varies based on ingredients used
- Protein: High in protein from pork and bean sprouts
- Dietary Fiber: Rich in fiber from bean sprouts and garlic sprouts
- Vitamins: Contains vitamins from garlic sprouts