Thai-Style Green Beans

Recipe by PaulaG
READY IN: 25mins
SERVES: 2
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Combine the soy sauce, oyster sauce, peanut butter and crused red pepper in a small bowl; set aside.
  • Rinse the beans and place in a microwave safe dish, cover and cook until crisp tender; approximately 3 to 5 minutes depending on the wattage of your microwave.
  • Remove beans from microwave, rinse in cool water and allow to drain while preparing the sauce.
  • In a skillet or wok, heat the 1 teaspoon oil add the minced shallot and grated gingerroot.
  • Cook the shallot and ginger for 2 minutes and then add the soy sauce mixture; stirring until the peanut butter is melted and the sauce is smooth.
  • If using a natural peanut butter, it may be necessary to add a tablespoon or so of water to the pan to aid in making the sauce smooth and creamy.
  • Once the sauce is thoroughly combined, stir in beans and warm in sauce.
  • Prior to serving sprinkle with chopped cilantro and peanuts if desired.