Szechuan Green Beans

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by I Cook Therefore I

It may seem strange that I'm posting this recipe because I tried it and I wasn't a huge fan, but hey I figure someone out there may like it! This is from 1,000 Vegetarian Recipes.

Top Review by MarissaB

I'm glad you posted this despite not being crazy about it. I really enjoyed it! I found it easy to prepare, with ingredients I always have on hand. I used extra virgin olive oil instead of vegetable oil, and I used about 1-2 T. of rice vinegar instead of rice wine, because I didn't have the rice wine on hand. But it came out wonderfully; sort of like a General Tso's sauce for beans. I've also used it as a sauce for a stir fry mix (carrots, beans, broccoli, bell peppers). Delicious! Thank you for sharing!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Stir together the rice wine, soy sace, sugar, and cornstarch.
  2. Heat the vegetable oil over high heat and add the garlic, ginger, and pepper flakes.
  3. Add the green beans and bell peppers and cook until tender.
  4. Add the sauce mixture and bring to a boil, reduce heat and let thicken.
  5. Enjoy!

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