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China 2009 - Recipes

Chinese Green Beans

1 tablespoon Chinese bean sauce
1 tablespoon soy sauce
2 teaspoons Chinese cooking wine
1 teaspoon brown sugar
vegetable or peanut oil for stir-frying
1 pound fresh green beans
1 tablespoon chopped garlic
1 tablespoon chopped ginger
2 scallions, chopped
1/2 teaspoon chili paste
sesame oil

In a small bowl, combine bean sauce, soy sauce, cooking wine and sugar. Set aside. Chop garlic, ginger and scallions and have them ready. In a wok, heat a tablespoon or two of oil. When hot, add the green beans and stir-fry for about five minutes. Remove beans from wok. Add the garlic, ginger and scallions and stir-fry for a few seconds. Add the chili paste to the wok, stir. Return green beans to wok, add the sauce and toss. Remove from heat and sprinkle with sesame oil to taste.

Recipe from Phyllis Noble

China 2009 - Recipes

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