Chinese Quick-Fried Pork (Yu Hsiang fou Si)

chinese quick fried pork (yu hsiang fou si)

Chinese Quick-Fried Pork (Yu Hsiang fou Si)

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This quick-fried pork recipe is a delicious addition to any Chinese dinner!
Servings: 4
Calories: 366


  • 1 lb Pork fillet tenderloin, thinly sliced then shredded
  • 4 Tbs Soy sauce
  • 2 tsp Cornflour cornstarch, blended with 2 Tbs water
  • 5 Tbs Vegetable oil
  • 2 Tbs Dried salted black beans soaked in cold water for 15 minutes, drained and chopped
  • 2 Small dried chillis finely chopped
  • 2 Garlic cloves crushed
  • 4 Chinese dried mushrooms soaked in cold water for 20 minutes, drained and finely chopped
  • 1 Leek white part only, finely chopped
  • 1 Tbs 'Wood ear' fungi
  • piece Fresh root ginger peeled 1 inch and finely chopped
  • 3 oz Canned bamboo shoot drained and chopped
  • 2 tsp Sesame oil
  • 1 1/2 Tbs Wine vinegar
  • 2 Tbs Rice wine or dry sherry
  • 1 1/2 tsp Sugar


  • Combine the pork and 2 tablespoons of soy sauce. Work the sauce into the meat with your fingers.
  • Add the cornflour (cornstarch) mixture and stir to blend. Set aside for 10 minutes.
  • Heat 3 tablespoons of oil in a frying-pan. When it is hot, add the pork mixture, spreading it out over the bottom of the pan. Stir-fry for 1 minute.
  • Using a slotted spoon, transfer the pork strips to a plate.
  • Add the remaining oil to the pan. Add the black beans and chillis and stir-fry for 10 seconds.
  • Increase the heat to moderately high and add the garlic, vegetables, ginger and bamboo shoot. Stir-fry for 3 minutes.
  • Return the pork to the pan and stir in the sesame oil, remaining soy sauce, vinegar, wine or sherry and sugar. Stir-fry for 1 1/2 minutes, or until the mixture is heated through.
  • Transfer the mixture to a warmed serving dish and serve at once.
Calories: 366 kcal
Carbohydrates: 11 g
Protein: 27 g
Fat: 23g
Saturated Fat: 4 g
Trans Fat: 1 g
Cholesterol: 74 mg
Sodium: 1073 mg
Potassium: 649 mg
Fiber: 2 g
Sugar: 4 g
Vitamin A: 443 IU
Vitamin C: 4 mg
Calcium: 32 mg
Iron: 2 mg
Cuisine Chinese
Ingredients Pork, Pork Fillet
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