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Stir-Fry Snap Beans

The recipe for this delicious dish came from a Chinese student who lived with us.
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
  • Makes
    2 servings


  • 1/4 pound fresh green beans, trimmed
  • 1 teaspoon canola oil
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons soy sauce
  • 3/4 teaspoon sesame seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon sesame oil, optional
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon onion powder
  • Dash pepper


  • In a small skillet, saute beans in canola oil for 5 minutes. Add the soy sauce, sesame seeds, sesame oil if desired, garlic powder, onion powder and pepper. Cook and stir 1-2 minutes longer or until beans are tender and evenly coated with soy sauce mixture. Serve immediately.

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  • taucross
    Jan 18, 2008

    Our family has a recipe similar to this one. We don't bother with the garlic or onion powder though, and they still turn out great. I would suggest buying a really good quaility soy sauce, it makes a difference!

  • jamesandannie
    Jul 24, 2007

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