Szechuan Green Bean Stir-Fry

1
Total Time
20 min
Prep
10 min
Cook
10 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
This side dish is packed with flavor and color. Serve it with chicken breasts marinated in a teriyaki-soy mixture for a speedy, delicious supper.

Ingredients

uncooked green snap beans

1 pound(s), cut into 2 inch length

low sodium soy sauce

2 Tbsp

ketchup

2 tsp

red wine vinegar

1 tsp

cornstarch

1 tsp, (dissolved with 3 tablespoons water)

hot pepper sauce

½ tsp

garlic clove(s)

1 medium clove(s), minced

canned bamboo shoots

1 cup(s), sliced, drained

sesame oil

1 tsp

Instructions

  1. In a large sauce pan, steam green beans until crisp, about 5 minutes. Drain in a colander.
  2. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine soy sauce, ketchup, vinegar, dissolved cornstarch and pepper sauce.
  3. Spray a large nonstick skillet with nonstick cooking spray; heat. Stir-fry green beans and garlic 2 minutes; add soy sauce mixture and cook, stirring, until thickened, about 2 minutes longer. Stir in bamboo shoots and sesame oil; serve at once.

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