Great Wall Green Beans

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by ChefLee

I love those oriental green beans at Chinese restaurants and I invented these so I could eat them at home without ordering take-out! Hope you like them!

Top Review by swissms

Very flavorful green beans. I did not have ground ginger so substituted some fresh ginger. Otherwise made as written. The red pepper flakes provide a nice heat. If you are sensitive to spices (like my husband), you may want to reduce the red pepper flakes to 1/4 teaspoon. Thank you for the recipe! We will be enjoying this again soon.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Wash and cut ends off your beans and place them in a large skillet with 4 cups of water. Bring to a boil, then boil beans for 5 minutes.
  2. After boiling, pour beans into a collander and dump the water.
  3. In a small bowl; mix together rice vinegar, honey, Lawry's, cornstarch, soy sauce, pepper, red pepper flakes, toasted sesame oil, ginger, and cinnamon.
  4. Heat the canola oil on med-high in your skillet and add the garlic. Saute garlic for 1 minute then add back your beans and the marinade. Stir fast.
  5. Saute beans on med heat for 8 minutes, stirring often.
  6. Remove skillet from burner and let beans continue to sizzle just from the heat of the pan.
  7. When sizzling stops, sprinkle sesame seeds on top and serve.

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