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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 (300400 g/10.514 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 the 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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