Sichuan Green Beans with Five Spice and Pancetta

This classic Sichuan recipe for green beans gets an Italian twist when prepared with pancetta.

Serves: 5
Serving Size: 2/3 cup
10 mins Prep time 15 mins Cook time
10 mins Prep time
15 mins Cook time
  • Mix soy sauce, water, sherry, sugar, Chinese five spice and red pepper in small bowl. Set aside

  • Heat oil in large skillet or wok on high heat. Add pancetta; cook and stir until crisp. Remove pancetta with slotted spoon. Add green beans to skillet; cook and stir 6 to 9 minutes or until greens beans start to brown

  • Stir soy sauce mixture into skillet. Add garlic, pancetta and sesame oil; cook and stir 2 minutes

Nutrition information

(Amount per serving)

  • 252Calories: 252Cholesterol: 16mg
  • Sodium: 633mgProtein: 11g
  • Total Fat: 20gFiber: 3g
  • Carbohydrate: 7g