Chinese Garlic Green Beans Recipe
This Chinese Garlic Green Beans Recipe is packed with sweet, salty, and savory flavor! The green beans are flash-fried so they're slightly caramelized, crisp, and golden outside but soft and tender inside.
Servings 4 servings
Heat the oil in a large, deep skillet over medium-high heat. Once hot, add all ingredients except the sesame seeds, and stir.
Cover the skillet and cook until the beans are almost tender, about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Uncover the skillet and continue cooking until the liquid has evaporated off and the beans are caramelized in spots, about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Transfer to a serving dish and sprinkle the sesame seeds on top.
- Use chicken stock instead of water to bump up the flavor in this recipe.
- To make this dish vegan, use maple syrup or agave nectar instead of honey.
- For the low carb version, use 1/2 tablespoon of keto friendly sweetener instead of honey, such as monk fruit/allulose blend.
Calories: 141kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Sodium: 183mg | Potassium: 303mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 820IU | Vitamin C: 17mg | Calcium: 61mg | Iron: 1mg