Hot Szechuan-Style Green Beans

Recipe by Barb G.
READY IN: 25mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Rinse and drain green beans;trim off and discard stem ends.
  • Cut green beans into 2- to 3-inch lengths.
  • In a small bowl, mix soy sauce, rice vinegar, sugar, chili flakes, and white pepper.
  • Set a 10- to 12-inch frying pan over high heat.
  • When pan is hot, add green beans and 1/4 cup water.
  • Cover and cook, stirring once, until beans are bright green and slightly crunchy to bite, 3 to 4 minutes.
  • Uncover and cook until any remaining water has evaporated.
  • Add oil, garlic, and ginger to pan stir until green beans and garlic are slightly browned, 1to 2 minutes.
  • Stir soy mixture and add to pan; bring to a boil and stir until most of the liquid has evaporated and the sauce thickens and coats the beans, 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Pour into serving dish.
  • Serve hot or cold.
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