pork loin and celery stir-fry with steamed rice and Chinese chile oil

Pork and Celery Stir Fry

  • Author: Spicepaw
  • Prep Time: 10 min
  • Cook Time: 10 min
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: Serves 3-4 1x


Pork and crunchy celery stir fried together in a salty soy and Hoisin sauce. A healthy and delicious stir-fry favored by both kids and adults. #easymeals #quickrecipes #pork #stirfry #chinesefoodrecipes #kidfood #healthyrecipes #family dinners



  • 400 g (14 oz) pork loin
  • 68 medium to large sized celery ribs with leaves (300-400 g/10.5-14 oz)
  • 2 tbsp sliced ginger
  • 2 tbsp sliced garlic
  • 2 tbsp Hoisin sauce
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 1/2 tbsp cornstarch
  • 1 tbsp water
  • 2 tbsp cooking oil
  • salt
  • pepper


  1. Combine Hoisin sauce, soy sauce, rice vinegar, cornstarch and water into a small bowl.  Mix well and set aside.
  2. Slice pork loin either into long strips or short chunks no bigger than 1 in / 2 cm.   Put in a bowl and set aside.
  3. Clean celery and separate the ribs from the leaves.  Chop into either long strips or short pieces no bigger than 1 in / 2cm. (Same size as pork)  Place in a bowl and set aside.
  4. In a large wok, heat 2 tbsp oil on high heat.  Add sliced ginger and garlic. Let cook for about 1 minute or until fragrant.
  5. Add pork and cook until no longer pink.  (About 2-3 minutes)
  6. Add celery, season with salt and pepper and cook for 2-3 minutes on high heat.  Celery should be slightly cooked but still crisp.
  7. Add sauce mixture and stir until everything is evenly coated then turn off heat.
  8. Transfer to a plate and serve with steamed rice.


  1. Top with a drizzle of Chinese Chile Oil for those more inclined to spice.
  • Category: Pork
  • Method: Stir-Fry
  • Cuisine: Chinese

Keywords: Pork stir-fry, celery, easy, pork loin, hoisin sauce, healthy, kid friendly

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