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Easy Szechuan Green Beans


  • Author: Maxine Dubois
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 2 servings 1x

Description

These Easy Szechuan Green Beans are made with trimmed green beans, ginger, garlic, soy sauce, rice vinegar, and sugar.


Ingredients

Scale
  • 1 ½ pounds green beans, trimmed
  • 1 tablespoon minced ginger
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds

Sauce

  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • ½ teaspoon white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes

Instructions

  1. Start by heating up the vegetable oil in a large skillet or wok on medium high heat.
  2. Throw in the green beans and cook for 5 minutes.
  3. Add the garlic and ginger and toss frequently for 8 minutes.
  4. Mix the sauce together in a bowl and stir well.
  5. Pour in the sauce and cook for another 4-6 minutes until the green beans are on the softer side, but not too soft.
  6. Garnish with sesame seeds.

Notes

You can use a large skillet or a wok

  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Category: Sides
  • Method: Cooking
  • Cuisine: Chinese

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1
  • Calories: 66.0
  • Sugar: 2.2 g
  • Sodium: 99.2 mg
  • Fat: 1.5 g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.4 g
  • Carbohydrates: 11.6 g
  • Fiber: 4.1 g
  • Protein: 3.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 6.2 mg