Easy Szechuan Style Pierogies
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
30 mins

A fun twist on classic pirogues!

Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Japanese
Keyword: pierogies
Servings: 4
Calories: 327 kcal
Author: Kellie
  • 1 16-ounce box Mrs. T’s® Garlic & Parmesan Pierogies
  • 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons, vegetable oil, divided
  • 3 Arbol chile OR 1/2 teaspoon red chili flakes
  • 1/4 cup Szechuan chile sauce
  • 4 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons fresh minced ginger, divided
  • 2 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon garlic, minced (about 5 cloves), divided
  • 1/2 tablespoon Szechuan peppercorns OR black peppercorns toasted and ground
  • 1/2 cup black bean garlic sauce
  • 2 cups chicken stock
  • 1 tablespoon thinly sliced scallion white parts only
  • 1 cup ground pork
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1 tablespoon peeled edamame
  • 2 tablespoons firm tofu diced
  • 1 1/2 cups bean sprouts
  1. Place 1/2 cup oil and chiles into a saucepan and cook over low heat for about 2 minutes, or until chiles turn brown. Remove chiles from oil and discard. Add Szechuan sauce to saucepan and cook for 3 minutes. Add 4 tablespoons ginger, 2 tablespoons minced garlic and ground peppercorns, cook until fragrant, about 2 minutes. Add black bean sauce and cook for another 2 minutes. Add chicken stock and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to simmer and cook for 20 minutes. Reserve.
  2. In a sauté pan, heat 1 tablespoon vegetable oil over medium high heat. Add 2 teaspoons ginger, 1 teaspoon garlic and scallions, cook for 1 minute. Add pork and cook for 5 minutes, breaking up big pieces of pork with a wooden spoon. Add soy sauce and combine. Reserve.
  3. In a sauté pan, melt butter and remaining 1 tablespoon vegetable oil. Add pierogies and sear lightly, about 7 minutes on each side or until lightly browned. Reserve.
  4. In a large sauté pan, combine Szechuan sauce, ground pork mixture, seared pierogies, edamame, and tofu. Cook over medium high heat until combined, about 2 minutes. Garnish with bean sprouts and serve.
Nutrition Facts
Easy Szechuan Style Pierogies
Amount Per Serving
Calories 327 Calories from Fat 153
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 17g 26%
Saturated Fat 6g 30%
Cholesterol 51mg 17%
Sodium 2500mg 104%
Potassium 407mg 12%
Total Carbohydrates 24g 8%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 13g
Protein 15g 30%
Vitamin A 2.5%
Vitamin C 8.6%
Calcium 4.1%
Iron 8.6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.