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Asian Green Beans Recipe

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Simple green beans are transformed into a savory and zesty delight with a sauce that is so good, you’ll want to drink it!
Asian Green Beans

For those who crave the vibrant flavors of Asian cuisine, this Asian Green Beans recipe is a must-try! Simple green beans are transformed into a savory and zesty delight with a sauce so good, you’ll want to drink it! They are easy enough for novice cooks to make but taste like a seasoned pro made them.

Asian Green Beans

What Goes Into Asian Green Beans Sauce?

To make the sauce for green beans, you need to combine oyster sauce, soy sauce, sugar, rice vinegar, and sesame seeds. This sauce is then poured into a skillet with browned slices of garlic, sauteed red onion slices, and fresh green beans.

Are Asian Green Beans Quick to Make?

This dish can be ready and at the table in 20 minutes. It’s as easy as 1,2.3!

  1. Mix the sauce ingredients.
  2. Brown the garlic slices and sautee the red onion slices and green beans.
  3. Pour the sauce over the green beans and simmer until the green beans reach your desired level of doneness.

Asian Green Beans

Do I Need to Use Fresh Green Beans to Make Asian Green Beans?

In my opinion, yes! Asian cuisine is fresh and green beans taste better when they are cooked until tender but still crisp. Frozen or canned green beans lose that desired crunch.

Asian Green Beans

Asian Green Beans

Asian Green Beans Recipe

Simple green beans are transformed into a savory and zesty delight with a sauce that is so good, you’ll want to drink it!
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Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 6 SERVINGS
Calories: 75kcal
Author: Katherine - Yummfully

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp oyster sauce
  • 1 ½ tsp rice vinegar
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tbsp sesame seeds
  • 1 tbsp sesame seed oil
  • 3 garlic cloves thinly sliced
  • 1 cup red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 lb fresh green beans washed and trimmed

Instructions

  • Make the sauce by combining the soy sauce, oyster sauce, rice vinegar, sugar, and sesame seeds until the sugar is completely dissolved.
  • Heat the sesame seed oil in a large skillet or wok over medium-high heat. Saute the garlic slices until slightly brown. Add the red onion slices and trimmed green beans and cook until the green beans are almost done.
  • Once the green beans are almost done to your liking, pour in the sauce and simmer until the green beans are cooked to your liking.

Nutrition

Calories: 75kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 2.5g | Fat: 3g

 

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