Chinese Green Beans

READY IN: 17mins
Recipe by BoxOWine

Delicious and spicy green beans, just like your favorite Chinese restaurant. Be careful with the sesame oil, or it can overpower your beans. Prep time includes steaming the beans.

Top Review by Joygi

very good. Simple, spicy, quick. Thanks!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Wash beans, trim ends and remove strings.
  2. Arrange beans in a vegetable steamer (or a colander that will sit nicely in saucepan), and place over boiling water.
  3. Cover and steam 5 minutes.
  4. Drain and plunge into cold water, drain again.
  5. Coat a large nonstick skillet (or wok) with cooking spray or peanut oil and heat until hot.
  6. Add gingerroot and garlic and saute 30 secs.
  7. Add beans, saute 5 minutes.
  8. Combine 2 tablespoons water and remaining 5 ingredients.
  9. Stir well.
  10. Add to beans, cook 30 seconds or until thoroughly heated, stirring constantly.

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