Ground Turkey and Chinese Green Bean Stir Fry

Healthy and Flavorful 30-Minute Ground Turkey and Chinese Green Bean Stir Fry

There aren’t many times when my SO has heard of food that I have never heard of, I mean outside of the weird formal names for monkey brains and such. One common food that I had never, well, I don’t want to say never because I probably had heard of it before, but a food that I had never really paid attention to before was ground turkey.

Turkey is probably my least favorite meat ever. It takes so much to get some flavor in it. I find this especially true with ground turkey. My SO and I have been together for a bit over 2 years now. The amount of ground turkey I’ve seen him consumer is amazing to me. He absolutely loves it! I just let him eat what he wants when he wants ground turkey because it seems I can never get it to taste good to me… that was until THIS dish!

This ground turkey and Chinese green bean stir fry is quick, simple, and flavorful! It even got me, miss GT (seriously, that’s what he calls it. “Baby, I need more GT.” Doofus <3) hater, to really enjoy some ground turkey.

Give it a try! It’s healthy and easy and quick and TASTY! You really can’t beat it.

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Even though I am generally not a fan of ground turkey, I am always on the lookout for recipes that include it. I try to find ones that both he and I will like. This one was a huge success! We hope you enjoy it, too!

Thanks to Andi at Weary Chef for this WONDERFUL recipe!


  • 1 cup medium grain rice, uncooked
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 small bunch green onions, sliced thin
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced or crushed
  • 1 pound ground turkey
  • 2 tablespoons chili garlic sauce
  • 2 tablespoons hoisin sauce
  • 1 teaspoon crushed ginger
  • 1 pound washed and trimmed green beans, or Chinese long beans if available
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon seasoned rice vinegar


  1. Start rice cooking in lightly salted water.
  2. When rice is about 15 minutes from done, heat large skillet over high heat. Add sesame oil, and sauté green onions and garlic for about 2 minutes. Stir in ground turkey and sauté 3-5 minutes, until meat is mostly cooked. Crumble meat as much as possible.
  3. Stir in chili garlic sauce, hoisin sauce, and ginger. Add green beans and soy sauce, and stir to coat. Continue cooking over high heat for 7-9 minutes longer, stirring frequently, until beans are slightly tender.
  4. Stir in rice vinegar, and cook one minute longer. Serve over cooked rice.

Check out the original source for this recipe with step-by-step photographs and helpful tips as well as many other delicious recipes at: Weary Chef.

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