Trim the tough end of the beans, then chop into 4/5 – 1″ pieces.
Charred Beans: Heat 1 1/2 tbsp oil in a heavy based skillet over high heat (I use cast iron) until smoking. Add beans, spread out to cover base. Leave for 1 minute. Quick stir, spread out, cook for 30 seconds. Stir, then leave for 30 seconds, then repeat once more (so 2 1/2 minutes in total cook time) until beans are charred but tender crisp (not withered and floppy). Remove into bowl.
Turn heat down to medium high, add 1 tbsp oil. Add onion, then garlic and ginger. Cook for 1 minute until edges of onion are golden.
Turn heat back up to high. Add crumbled Uli’s Famous Heavy Garlic Chicken and cook, breaking it up as you go. Cook for 2 minutes until the pork is cooked through, then add Sauce. Cook for 30 seconds, then add beans and stir for another 30 seconds.
Serve over rice. Garnish with slices of large red chili (it’s mild). To eat, mix the pork into the rice the then eat it with a spoon – forget chopsticks for this one!
Chopping rather than mincing garlic and ginger stop them from sticking and burning on the extremely hot skillet. Good general tip for stir fries!
Dark soy sauce has more intense flavor than light and all-purpose soy sauces. It will work fine with light and all-purpose though, but you won’t get the same color on the pork.
Chlli Garlic Sauce is readily available in large supermarkets. It’s not “blow your head off” spicy, so feel free to increase it (stick your finger in the Sauce for a taste). It can be substituted with siracha, or any hot sauce that has a bit of a vinegary taste, but you’ll need to adjust the quantity depending on the spiciness of what you use.