Stir-Fried Celery and Pork with Salt and Pepper

Stir-Fried Celery and Pork with Salt and Pepper

Stir-fried celery is delicious! It matches well with pork fat. This dish is seasoned very simply.

Ingredients: 3 servings

1 stalk (about 130 g)
Pork (belly, ginger pork cut, etc.)
150 g
1 teaspoon
1 teaspoon
1 to 2 teaspoons finely chopped
1 to 2 teaspoons finely chopped
Vegetable oil
1 to 2 teaspoons
Salt and pepper
a generous amount
Soy sauce
a little (one drizzle)


1. Remove the tough stringy parts of the celery. Cut into 4 cm pieces, then cut each piece lengthwise into 1 cm sticks. Use the whole stalk including the thin bits and leaves.
2. Cut the pork into 1 cm pieces. Sprinkle with sake, dust with katakuriko and separate the pieces. The pork and celery should be about the same size.
3. Finely chop the garlic and ginger.
4. Heat a pan over medium heat and add oil. Stir fry the celery quickly, then remove from the pan.
5. Add a little oil to the pan and stir fry the garlic and ginger. When it's fragrant, add the pork and stir-fry.
6. When the pork changes color, add the celery back into the pan and stir-fry a little.
7. Add a generous amount of salt and pepper, and taste. Drizzle in some soy sauce, mix and it's done.

Story Behind this Recipe

Some people don't like raw celery. But if you stir-fry it, it has a nice texture and you can eat tons of it.