Chinese Sesame Limas

Recipe by BarbryT
READY IN: 10mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    (10 ounce) package frozen large lima beans (Fordhook)
  • 2
    tablespoons peanut oil
  • 1
    teaspoon salt
  • 1
    tablespoon sugar
  • 12
    cup chicken broth (recommended) or 1/2 cup water
  • 1
    teaspoon sesame oil
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DIRECTIONS

  • Remove limas from package and let defrost a little and separate them with your fingers.
  • Heat a skillet over high heat until hot; add the peanut oil, swirl, heat for 30 seconds.
  • Scatter in the beans; stir-fry briskly for 30 seconds until the color turns icy green.
  • Sprinkle in the salt and sugar and stir rapidly for another 30 seconds to season them evenly.
  • Add the stock or water, even out the beans, turn heat to medium-low to maintain a strong simmer.
  • Cover (but leave the cover ajar so the liquid will concentrate) and simmer for about 5 minutes.
  • Uncover, turn heat high and stir rapidly until the remaining liquid has evaporated.
  • Add the sesame oil, stir to distribute evenly and pour into serving dish.
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