Spicy String Beans in Garlic Sauce
Like your favorite string beans from a Chinese takeout place, but so much better!!
Servings: 4 servings
- 1 lb green beans washed and ends trimmed
- 1 Tbsp black bean garlic sauce
- 1 Tbsp soy sauce
- 2 tsp Chinese rice vinegar
- 1 1/2 tsp sugar
- 1 Tbsp garlic grated or minced
- 1 Tbsp ginger grated or minced
- 2 scallions chopped
- 2 tsp chili paste
- 3 Tbsp vegetable oil
In a small bowl mix together the bean sauce, soy sauce, rice vinegar and sugar. Set aside.
Bring a large skillet or wok to medium heat. Add 2 Tbsp of the oil. Add green beans and stir fry for 5-7 minutes until their skins blister and the green beans are tender. Transfer beans to a bowl.
Add 1 Tbsp oil to the pan, add the garlic, ginger and scallions. Stir fry for a few seconds, then add chili paste, sauce from step 1, and the green beans. Toss to coat all beans in the sauce.