String Beans in Garlic Sauce

String Beans in Garlic Sauce
Your rating: None Average: 3.7 (65 votes)
Author: ramen
Date: 2-29-12
Servings: 4
Prep Time: 30 minutes
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Learn how to make this classic Chinese favorite, String Beans in Garlic Sauce, at home!

Recipe Ingredients:

  • 1 pound green beans, washed, trimmed at the ends
  • 1 tablespoon bean sauce
  • 1 tablespoon dark soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons Chinese rice wine
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon grated garlic
  • 1 tablespoon grated ginger
  • 2 scallions, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons chili paste
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable

Recipe Steps:

  • In a small bowl, mix togeher the bean sauce, dark soy sauce, Chinese rice wine, and sugar. Set aside
  • Bring a large pan or wok to medium heat. Add 2 tablespoons oil. Once the oil is hot, toss in the string beans. Stir-fry for 5-7 minutes, until their skins pucker and the green beans are tender without being mushy. Transfer the beans into a bowl.
  • Add the remaining 1 tablespoon oil in the wok on medium-high heat. When the wok is hot and the oil is heated through, add the chopped garlic, ginger and scallions. Stir-fry briefly for a few seconds until aromatic. Add the chili paste, sauce from step 1 and green beans. Make sure it is thoroughly mixed through. Serve hot with rice.

Serving Size: 4
Preparation Time: 30 minutes

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