Szechuan Green Beans

Szechuan Green Beans Recipe

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Diana Adcock


This is one of those recipes. If you don't care for green beans use broccoli or baby bok choy, do not dry fry. Add about 1/4 cup water for the "dry fry" part.


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15 Min
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1 lb
yard long green beans (or regular) trimmed and cut into 2 inch pieces
2 Tbsp
1 Tbsp
rice wine vinegar
2 tsp
white sugar (same amount if using splenda)
1/2 tsp
red pepper flakes
1/4 tsp
white pepper
1 Tbsp
vegetable oil
1 Tbsp
sesame oil (dark if you have it, if not regular is fine)
2 Tbsp
minced ginger
2 Tbsp
minced garlic

How to Make Szechuan Green Beans


  • 1Wash, trim and cut green beans.
  • 2In a small mixing bowl whisk together the Tamari, rice wine vinegar, sugar, pepper flakes, and white pepper.
  • 3Mince ginger root and garlic, set aside.
  • 4In a large, DRY skillet cook beans over medium to medium high heat for 5 minutes, stirring constantly. You want your beans to begin to blister but not burn. Turn down the heat if needed.
  • 5Add the oils, minced ginger and garlic, stirring constantly for 3 minutes.
  • 6Add the soy sauce mixture, let it come to a boil and cook about 2 minutes more, until the sauce thickens and coats the beans and beans are tender-crisp.
  • 7Serve hot.

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About Szechuan Green Beans

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Chinese

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