Vegetable: Chinese-Style Spicy String Beans

posted by Kayce 11-10-101 4:12 PM

* Exported from MasterCook *

Chinese-Style Spicy String Beans
Recipe By : Bon Appetit March 1998
Serving Size : 4 Preparation Time :0:00
Categories : Beans & Peas Bon Appetit Magazine
Chinese To Post

Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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1 pound slender green beans -- ends trimmed
1 tablespoon sesame seeds
2 tablespoons hoisin sauce
1 tablespoon soy sauce
1 1/2 teaspoons chili-garlic sauce
3 tablespoons water
2 teaspoons cornstarch
2 green onions -- chopped

Cook green beans in large pot of boiling salted water until crisp-tender, about 4 minutes. Drain green beans well.

Stir sesame seeds in large nonstick skillet over high heat until golden, about 1 minute. Transfer seeds to small bowl. Add hoisin sauce, soy sauce and chili -garlic sauce to skillet. Stir water and cornstarch in small bowl until cornstarch dissolves; stir into mixture in skillet. Add green beans to skillet. Place skillet over medium-high heat. Toss beans until sauce thickens and coats beans, about 2 minutes. Mix in green onions. Transfer to shallow bowl. Sprinkle with sesame seeds.

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