Spicy Stir-Fried String Beans

By Logo inline

Skip greasy takeout and try this easy stir-fried green beans recipe. If you don’t have a wok, you can make these stir-fried green beans just as well in a skillet.

 Spicy Stir-Fried String Beans
photographer: Bryan McCay
Nutritionist Tested & Approved
Ingredients
  • Total Time: 25 minutes

  • 3/4 cup water

  • 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce

  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch

  • 1-2 teaspoons Asian hot sauce, such as Sriracha

  • 1 tablespoon canola oil

  • 1 pound green and/or yellow wax beans, trimmed

  • 4 teaspoons minced fresh ginger

  • 3 large cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds

Directions
  1. 4 servings, about 1 cup each

  2. Whisk water, soy sauce, cornstarch and hot sauce to taste in a small bowl.

  3. Heat oil in a wok or large skillet over medium-high heat. Add beans, ginger and garlic; cook, stirring, until fragrant, about 1 minute. Add the sauce mixture; cook, stirring frequently, until the beans are tender-crisp and coated with sauce, 4 to 6 minutes. Sprinkle with sesame seeds.


Nutritional Facts

Servings
4
Per serving
Calories
97
Carbohydrates
12g
Fat
5g
Saturated Fat
0g
Monounsaturated Fat
3g
Protein
3g
Cholesterol
0mg
Dietary Fiber
4g
Potassium
208mg
Sodium
285mg
Added Sugars
0g
Exchanges
1 1/2 vegetable
1 fat
Carbohydrate Servings
1
Vitamin C (20% daily value)
Vitamin A (16% dv)

In partnership with EatingWell EATINGWELL® is a registered trademark of EatingWell, Inc.

asian vegetables side dish eatingwell vegetarian summer spring side dishes saute easy side low carb low saturated fat gluten free dairy free anti inflammatory

1 reply

Laura592013
Laura592013 2013-05-31 08:58:34 -0500 Report

Sounds so good! They need a 10 rate! i can only give a five but would give a 10! lol! Ty for the recipe!