Chinese Green Beans

Delicious and spicy green beans, just like your favorite Chinese restaurant. Be careful with the sesame oil, or it can overpower your beans. Prep time includes steaming the beans. Show more

Ready In: 17 mins

Serves: 6




  1. Wash beans, trim ends and remove strings.
  2. Arrange beans in a vegetable steamer (or a colander that will sit nicely in saucepan), and place over boiling water.
  3. Cover and steam 5 minutes.
  4. Drain and plunge into cold water, drain again.
  5. Coat a large nonstick skillet (or wok) with cooking spray or peanut oil and heat until hot.
  6. Add gingerroot and garlic and saute 30 secs.
  7. Add beans, saute 5 minutes.
  8. Combine 2 tablespoons water and remaining 5 ingredients.
  9. Stir well.
  10. Add to beans, cook 30 seconds or until thoroughly heated, stirring constantly.
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