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Yu Xiang Rou Si
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
8 mins
Total Time
28 mins
One of the most famous pork-stir-fry recipe from Sichuan Cuisine Shredded pork in hot garlic sauce is also known as Yu Xiang Rou Si.
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Sichuan cuisine
Keyword: stir fry, yu xiang
Servings: 2
Calories: 409 kcal
Author: Elaine
  • 2 tablespoons dried ear mushrooms
  • ½ pound pork tenderloin
  • 1 small section of lettuce stem
  • 1 fresh red pepper
  • 1 fresh green pepper
  • 6 ~10 pickled peppers , or replace with fresh long red peppers
  • 2 garlic cloves , chopped
  • 1 inch root ginger sliced
  • 2 spring onion white parts , cut into small sections
  • 1 tablespoon chopped spring onion for garnish
  • 2 tablespoons peanut oil
Marinade Sauce
  • 1 teaspoon starch
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons cooking wine
Stir-fry sauce
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons cooking wine , you can replace it with dry sherry wine
  • 2 tablespoons light soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons black vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  1. If you use dried ear mushroom, please soak the dried ear mushrooms with clean water for 20 minutes.
  2. Shred the pork tenderloin and then marinade with salt, cooking wine and starch. Mix well and set aside.
  3. Shred the black ear mushrooms, lettuce steam and peppers into shreds in similar sizes too.
  4. Prepare another bowl, add all the ingredients for stir-fry sauce; mix well and set aside.
  5. Heat up 2 tablespoons of oil in a wok; add shredded pork to stir-fry until the pork become white from pink. Move shredded pork out of the wok.
  6. Leave 1 tablespoons of oil in wok; add garlic, ginger and green onion to stir fry for the aroma. Then put side ingredients in to stir-fry for around 1 minute and then return the pork shreds.
  7. Add stir-fry sauce and do some stir-fry until the sauce is evenly coated on the ingredients.
  8. Move out from the wok and garnish some spring onions.
  9. Enjoy!

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Nutrition Facts
Yu Xiang Rou Si
Amount Per Serving
Calories 409 Calories from Fat 225
% Daily Value*
Fat 25g38%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Cholesterol 73mg24%
Sodium 4567mg199%
Potassium 619mg18%
Carbohydrates 15g5%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 26g52%
Vitamin A 995IU20%
Vitamin C 26.3mg32%
Calcium 16mg2%
Iron 1.6mg9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.