A tasty and quick green bean recipe with garlic, ginger and soy sauce . Makes a fabulous side for your weeknight meal.
Asian Green Bean Stir Fry
3 Tablespoons soy sauce
1 Tablespoon water
1 Tablespoon rice vinegar
1 Tablespoon brown sugar or honey
1 Tablespoon sesame oil or olive oil
3 garlic cloves, minced
1 teaspoon ginger, grated or minced
1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes( optional)
1 lb green beans
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon pepper
1 teaspoon garlic powder
Optional garnish sesame seeds
In a bowl, combine soy sauce, water, rice vinegar and brown sugar and set aside .
Heat oil in skillet. Add garlic, ginger and red pepper flakes and sauté for a few minutes.
Add green beans, and sauce toss to combine. Cover and cook for about 3-5 minutes. Add salt, pepper, garlic powder and toss to combine. Cover and cook for another 3-5 minutes.
Taste and add more seasoning as needed and continue to stir fry until green beans are tender.
Optional: Sprinkle with sesame seeds before serving .