Chinese green beans

Chinese green beans


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About this recipe: Oyster sauce, fresh ginger, garlic and red chillies add some Chinese inspiration to green beans.

Harriet O'Neal

Serves: 4 

  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 small knobs root ginger, minced
  • 1 dried red chilli
  • 350g (12 oz) fresh green beans, trimmed and chopped
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons oyster sauce

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:20min 

  1. In a large frying pan or wok, heat oil over medium high heat. Stir in the garlic, ginger and chilli. As the garlic and ginger begin to sweat, add beans, toss to mix, cover and reduce heat. Steam for 5 to 8 minutes. Add a few tablespoons of water if necessary.
  2. Remove cover, increase heat to high; add soy and oyster sauce and stir for two minutes more or until sauce thickens. Serve warm.

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