Simple Chow Fun

Excellent one-dish dinner! Garnish with finely sliced ham and egg strips. Top with Chinese parsley.

Prep Time:
25 mins
Cook Time:
18 mins
Additional Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
58 mins
4 servings



  • ¾ pound pork, thinly sliced

  • 1 tablespoon shoyu (soy sauce)

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • ½ teaspoon white sugar

  • 1 slice ginger, crushed

Chow Fun:

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil

  • 2 rice rolls (look fun), sliced into 1/4-inch strips

  • 10 ounces bean sprouts

  • 1 cup sliced celery

  • 1 cup finely sliced string beans

  • 1 cup green onions cut into 1-inch pieces

  • 2 tablespoons shoyu (soy sauce)

  • 1 slice ginger, crushed

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1 teaspoon white sugar

  • ¼ teaspoon monosodium glutamate (such as Aji-No-Moto®) (Optional)

  • 1 pinch ground black pepper

  • 2 tablespoons toasted sesame seeds


  1. Combine pork, 1 tablespoon shoyu, 1 teaspoon salt, 1/2 teaspoon sugar, and 1 slice crushed ginger in a bowl. Let marinate for 15 minutes.

  2. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add pork with marinade; cook and stir until pork is browned, about 5 minutes. Stir rice roll strips into the skillet; cook until edges start to brown, 3 to 5 minutes.

  3. Stir bean sprouts, celery, string beans, green onions, 2 tablespoons shoyu, 1 slice crushed ginger, 1 teaspoon salt, 1 teaspoon sugar, 1/4 teaspoon monosodium glutamate, and pepper into the skillet. Cook and stir until string beans are tender, about 10 minutes. Garnish with sesame seeds.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

222 Calories
8g Fat
18g Carbs
19g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 222
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 11%
Saturated Fat 1g 7%
Cholesterol 37mg 12%
Sodium 1989mg 86%
Total Carbohydrate 18g 7%
Dietary Fiber 4g 15%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 19g
Vitamin C 20mg 98%
Calcium 66mg 5%
Iron 9mg 51%
Potassium 580mg 12%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.