Ground Pork Stir Fry

Spicy ground pork with brown rice

Ground Pork Stir Fry

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Ground pork stir fry

This ground pork stir fry in a spicy black bean sauce is a quick healthy dinner idea that you can have on your table in under 30 minutes!

A bag of organic short grain brown rice

Brown rice is such a healthy alternative to white rice.  It’s loaded with fiber, helps lower cholesterol, and helps digestion just to name a few benefits. I use organic, short-grain brown rice in all my rice recipes…it’s my go-to!


How to make Ground Pork Stir Fry

Brown rice in a pot

First, cook the brown rice – cover and set it aside. Don’t worry we’ll come back to this later on.

Vegetables on a cutting board

Now, fire up those veggies and garlic. Cook until they start to get soft and tender.

Ground pork and vegetables cooking

Alright let’s start browning the pork now. We’re not big into red meat in this family, but this ground pork is delicious…and it smells so good when you cook it up.

Brown rice, pork and vegetables

Remember the brown rice we kept nice and warm??? Well, it’s time to toss it back into the pot. Stir until all mixed together.

Adding seasoning to ground pork and vegetables

Let’s get down to business! Add the black bean sauce and sriracha (you can add some hoisin sauce too if you’d like) and let’s give this spicy ground pork recipe some spice!

Ground pork stir fry

Now that’s what I’m talking about! The finished product!

Those of you who know me know that I love the dishes that are simple to make and loaded with flavor. This ground pork stir fry is exactly that!

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Spicy ground pork with brown rice

Ground Pork Stir Fry

This ground pork stir fry in a spicy black bean sauce is a quick healthy dinner idea that you can have on your table in under 30 minutes!
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Asian
Servings 4

Equipment

  • Wok or Skillet

Ingredients
  

  • 1 lb ground pork
  • 1 cup brown rice
  • 4 cloves garlic chopped
  • 1 cup onion chopped
  • 2 carrots chopped
  • 2 green onion separate white bottoms from green tops
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • ½ cup coconut aminos
  • 2 tbsp black bean sauce
  • ¼ cup sriracha or other hot sauce you prefer
  • salt to taste
  • pepper to taste

Instructions
 

  • Cook the rice – in a medium sized pot add 1 cup brown rice with water (follow cooking directions on rice for water amount). Cook time will vary based on the rice you're using – follow the instructions. Once rice is cooked, set aside.
  • While the rice cooks, add the olive oil to a large pan. Heat. Once heated add the garlic, cook until fragrant – about 30 seconds to 1 min
  • Add the onions and carrots to the pan. Season with salt and pepper. Cook until soft – about 5-7 mins
  • Once the veggies are soft, add the ground pork and the white bottoms of the scallions to the pan – season with salt and pepper. Break up the meat and toss around the pan until browned – about 7-10 minutes
  • Once the meat is browned, add the cooked rice, aminos/soy, black bean sauce, and sriracha/gochujang (if using). Cook, tossing everything together for an additional 2-3 minutes until all mixed in.

Video

Notes

Serve hot in a bowl…enjoy!
Keyword ground pork, spicy, stir fry

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