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Krishna Murty

Green Beans Almondine

Green Beans Almondine

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Chinese style beans
Course Salad
Cuisine Chinese
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes


  • 1 lb beans
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 2 cloves garlic grated
  • 1 piece ginger grated
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1/8 cup sesame seeds
  • red chili flakes
  • pine nuts optional
  • chopped almonds optional
  • Salt


  • Toast the sesame seeds and grind them coarsely.
  • String the beans and wash them.┬áSteam them for 3-5 minutes only, making sure they are tender yet crisp.
  • Heat oil, fry the chopped almonds or the pine nuts. Add garlic, ginger and green beans. Cook for a minute or two. Do not overcook as the beans could get soggy.
  • Add soy sauce, chili flakes & sesame seeds. Add salt to taste. Enjoy!