Spicy Green-Bean Stir-Fry
Uncooked string beans
1 pound(s), fresh, trimmed and cut into 2-inch pieces
Low sodium soy sauce
Hot pepper sauce
1 medium clove(s), minced
Uncooked bamboo shoots
8 oz, canned, drained and sliced (optional)
- Put the green beans in a steamer basket and set in a saucepan over 1 inch of boiling water. Cover tightly and steam until crisp-tender, about 5 minutes.
- Meanwhile, combine the soy sauce, ketchup, vinegar, and hot pepper sauce in a small bowl.
- Spray a large nonstick skillet with canola oil nonstick spray and set over medium-high heat. Add the green beans and garlic; stir-fry, about 2 minutes. Add the soy-sauce mixture and cook, stirring occasionally, about 1 minute. Stir in the bamboo shoots (if using) and oil. Yields about 3/4 cup per serving.