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Diabetes-friendly Recipes

French Beans Stir-Fry

(Serves 4) (Source of recipe: dietitian of the Department of Health)
French Beans Stir-Fry

Ingredients:

  1. Minced pork 2 taels (80 g)
  2. French beans 4 taels (160 g)
  3. Basil 5 leaves
  4. Garlic, finely chopped 1 tbsp
  5. Shaoxing wine 3 tbsp
  6. Vegetable oil* 3 tsp

* Vegetable oils such as peanut oil, canola oil and corn oil, etc.

 

Marinade for pork:

  1. Soy sauce ½ tsp
  2. Sugar ½ tsp
  3. Cornstarch ½ tsp
  4. White pepper a pinch

Seasonings:

  1. Salt 1⁄4 tsp
  2. Soy sauce 2 tsp
  3. Sugar 1 tsp
  4. Cornstarch 1 tsp
  5. Water 1⁄4 cup (60 ml)

Method:

  1. Mix the minced pork with the marinade for about 30 minutes.
  2. Rinse, trim, and section the French beans; rinse and shred the basil leaves finely and add to the minced pork.
  3. Heat 1 teaspoon oil in a non-stick pan and stir-fry the pork until it is golden brown. Set aside.
  4. Use the remaining oil to fry the garlic and then stir-fry the French beans until they become tender. Add the pork and pour the wine down the side of the pan. Then add the seasoning and stir-fry until it comes to the boil and the pork is cooked thoroughly.

 

Nutrient Analysis (per serving)

Energy
(kcal)

Carbohydrate
(g)

Protein
(g)

Fat
(g)

Cholesterol
(mg)

Dietary fibre
(g)

Sodium
(mg)

90

6

5

4

12

1.1

417

 

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