Crunchy Szechuan Green Beans

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 109.7
  • Total Fat: 5.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.3 mg
  • Sodium: 480.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 15.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.3 g
  • Protein: 2.9 g

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This is one of our favorite side dishes. We got the recipe online but I can't remember which site. This is one of our favorite side dishes. We got the recipe online but I can't remember which site.
Number of Servings: 6


    1 Tbls OLIVE OIL
    6 cups GREEN BEANS
    1/3 cup ONION, coarsely chopped
    1/4 cup HOISIN SAUCE
    2 Tbls SOY SAUCE
    1 Tbls SESAME OIL, Dark (Asian)
    1 Tbls WATER, more as needed
    3 cloves GARLIC, minced
    1 tsp FRESH GINGER, minced
    1 tsp SUGAR
    Toasted SESAME SEEDS, garnish


Heat the olive oil in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add the beans and onions, cook, stirring occassionally, until the beans are crisp-tender and blackened in spots - about 5-10 minutes.

Meanwhile, in small bowl combine the remaining ingredients (except sesame seeds). Sauce should be a cake batter consistency.

Remove the beans from the heat. Add the sauce and stir until the beans are evenly coated.

Serve warm or at room temperature.

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user ROSEMJ1.

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  • I thought this was wonderful! Just the right amount of heat for me. I did not have this many green beans so I cut the recipe in half! - 8/24/08

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  • I used frozen green beans and omitted the sesame seeds. This recipe is super simple and the sauce is delicious! - 7/21/08

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