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How to cook fried green bean with onion

This dish is pretty simple to make and has a lot of nice nutritional stuff in it–you can forego the butter if you want and just use oil.

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Trim the green beans by \u201csnapping\u201d off the ends\u2013fresh beans will snap easily, and if there is a fiborous, stringy seam along the bean, this can be pulled off as well.

Trim the green beans by “snapping” off the ends–fresh beans will snap easily, and if there is a fiborous, stringy seam along the bean, this can be pulled off as well.

Bring a pot of lightly salted water to a boil and add the green beans. Allow to cook 2-3 minutes.

Bring a pot of lightly salted water to a boil and add the green beans. Allow to cook 2-3 minutes.

Remove the beans from the hot water and place in an ice bath for 1 minute.

Remove the beans from the hot water and place in an ice bath for 1 minute.

This is called blanching–it stops the cooking process, keeps the beans crisp and maintains the bright, green color of the beans. After a minute, drain the beans.

While the beans drain, heat olive oil and butter in a skillet. Add sliced onion, garlic, ginger, and chili peppers and saute for 2 minutes.

While the beans drain, heat olive oil and butter in a skillet. Add sliced onion, garlic, ginger, and chili peppers and saute for 2 minutes.

Add drained green beans and continue cooking another 2 minutes. To finish, add soy sauce and sesame oil and mix well, then remove skillet from the heat.

Add drained green beans and continue cooking another 2 minutes. To finish, add soy sauce and sesame oil and mix well, then remove skillet from the heat.

And garnish the dish with toasted sesame seeds for optimal flavor potential.

  • 1.0lb Green bean
  • 1/2 Onion
  • 2.0Tbsp Chopped Garlic
  • 2.0Tbsp Chopped ginger
  • 1.0Tbsp Butter
  • 1.0Tbsp Olive oil
  • 2.0Tbsp Soy sauce
  • 1/2tsp Sesame oil
  • Garnish with sesame seed
  • Chili pepper to taste
  • Garlic salt or pepper to taste