How to Make Stir-Fried Garlic Sprouts with Cured Pork: A Flavorful Chinese Dish

Q1: Can I use bacon instead of cured pork in this recipe?
A1: Yes, bacon can be a substitute for cured pork, but it will alter the flavor slightly.

Q2: How long should I stir-fry the garlic sprouts to maintain their crunchiness?
A2: Briefly stir-frying for a few minutes is enough to keep the garlic sprouts crunchy.

Q3: Is this dish suitable for a low-carb diet?
A3: Yes, this dish is low in carbohydrates and suitable for a low-carb diet.

Stir-Fried Garlic Sprouts with Cured Pork


  • Garlic sprouts: 250 grams
  • Cured pork: 100 grams
  • Cooking oil: as needed
  • Salt: to taste
  • Soy sauce: to taste
  1. Cut garlic sprouts into one-inch segments and thinly slice the cured pork.
  2. Blanch the garlic sprouts for two minutes, then remove and cool them.
  3. Boil the cured pork in a pot for 15 minutes, then remove, rinse, and dry for later use.
  4. Heat oil in a pan and stir-fry the garlic sprouts briefly.
  5. Add the cured pork to the pan, stir-frying until both the garlic sprouts and pork are fragrant. Add salt, oil, and MSG, stirring evenly.
  6. Once cooked, transfer to a serving dish. The dish is ready to serve, offering a non-greasy and simple meal.
  • Calories: Moderate (mainly from the pork)
  • Carbohydrates: Low
  • Protein: High (from the pork)
  • Fats: Moderate (depends on the amount of oil used)
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