"Once upon a time, Dad received a similar recipe with a bundle of fresh green beans. He made the recipe once and then lost the card. After many attempts to recreate that flavor, he declares that this, his own recipe, is even better!" — Pam and Corey
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fresh green beans, trimmed
light soy sauce
Awesome! Just perfect. I don't bother with the vinegar because it's not necessary. I don't use one pound of GB's either--just a few handfuls.
Run them under water, pinch off the ends and forget boiling them 1st. It's NOT necessary.
I add extra fresh crushed garlic to the pan and saute everything (covered) on a med-flame for 10-15 minutes so it's tender and flavorful! YUM!
This was good, but I only used one TBS of sesame oil and it was still a little overpowering! I used equal amounts low-sodium soy sauce and balsamic, and added a half tsp red pepper flakes and a bit of arrowroot to thicken the sauce. Good beans!
I use a similar cooking method . I use olive oil instead of sesame , skip the sugar ,use the garlic , sprinkle on teriyaki sauce instead of soy, add a sprinkle of sesame seeds , then add in the stirfried beef or chicken strips Ive prepared in advance & serve it all on a bed of rice . This recipe was a result of my first ever attempt at stirfry (Im from a long line of traditional country cooks) & my kids love it m ,
Yum, these were good. Even two of my kids who never touch green beans had some. Frozen beans work fine. I cut the oil in half, and used just 2 T. of soy sauce. More would be overwhelming. Thanks for a keeper.
this is an awesome recipe, a big hit in my house. I sauteed my beans in olive oil and garlic instead of boiling, but I did everything else the same. Ive also used this recipe to make asparagas, just as good!
awesome! the soy/basalmic combo was really good. used 4 cloves of fresh garlic and evoo instead of sesame oil. i will make these VERY often...even my picky fiancee LOVED them
as Rachel Ray would say: YUMMO!
I didn't have sesame oil though so I used olive oil and added 2 tablespoons toasted sesame seeds and was happy they worked out. Great recipe! thanks!
This was good but not our favorite. I find that adding the garlic at the middle of the cooking time helps the garlic maintain a better garlic taste.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Dad's Pan-Fried Green Beans
Serving Size: 1/6 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 6
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 42
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