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Chinese Green Beans


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Serves | Prep Time 10 | Cook Time 17

Ingredients

1 lb fresh green beans
vegetable oil cooking spray or 2 tablespoons peanut oil
1 teaspoon gingerroot, peeled,minced
1 clove garlic, minced
2 tablespoons water
1 tablespoon soy sauce
1 teaspoon cornstarch
1/2 teaspoon brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon sesame oil
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes


WASH BEANS, TRIM ENDS AND REMOVE STRINGS.


ARRANGE BEANS IN A VEGETABLE STEAMER (OR A COLANDER THAT WILL SIT NICELY IN SAUCEPAN), AND PLACE OVER BOILING WATER.


COVER AND STEAM 5 MINS.


DRAIN AND PLUNGE INTO COLD WATER, DRAIN AGAIN.


COAT A LARGE NONSTICK SKILLET (OR WOK) WITH COOKING SPRAY OR PEANUT OIL AND HEAT UNTIL HOT.


ADD GINGERROOT AND GARLIC AND SAUTE 30 SECS.


ADD BEANS, SAUTE 5 MINS.


COMBINE 2 TABLESPOONS WATER AND REMAINING 5 INGREDIENTS.


STIR WELL.


ADD TO BEANS, COOK 30 SECS OR UNTIL THOROUGHLY HEATED, STIRRING CONSTANTLY.


Pairs Well With


Notes

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