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Asian Green Bean Stir Fry

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 .


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