Stir Fried Green Beans

Beth Pierce


These easy Stir Fried Green Beans with Ginger and Garlic are a quick and easy versatile side that goes with so many main courses. It is the perfect accompaniment for chicken, fish, beef and pork.


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5 Min
5 Min


  • 1 lb
    green beans trimmed and cut in 1 1/2 lengths
  • 2 Tbsp
    low sodium soy sauce
  • 1 Tbsp
    rice vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    brown sugar
  • 1/8 tsp
    sesame oil
  • 1/8 tsp
    crushed red pepper flakes (see notes)
  • 2 Tbsp
    canola oil
  • 3 clove
    garlic minced
  • 1 Tbsp
    ginger minced

How to Make Stir Fried Green Beans


  1. In a small bowl and mix together the soy sauce, vinegar, water, brown sugar, sesame oil and crushed red pepper.
  2. Heat oil over medium high heat in a wok or large skillet. The oil should be very hot and just starting to smoke. Add the green beans and cook for 2 minutes; stirring constantly. Turn the heat to low. Add the garlic and ginger; cook for 1 minute stirring constantly. Add soy sauce mixture and turn the heat up to medium; cook for 2 minutes stirring frequently.
  3. NOTES
    Crushed red pepper adds a little heat. Add less if you are sensitive to it more if you love the heat.

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About Stir Fried Green Beans

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Asian
Dietary Needs: Low Carb Keto
Other Tags: Quick & Easy Healthy

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