6 Minute Garlic Ginger Green Beans

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recipe by Sophie H.

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Easy as can be Asian green beans. Fresh garlic and ginger packs a flavourful punch. Would go great with an Asian-inspired main dish like Sweet and Sour Pork.

Inspired by: https://basilandbubbly.com/garlic-ginger-green-beans/

recipe updated Oct 9, 2019


  • Green beans icon
    Green beans
    283g (about 2ΒΌ cups)
  • Fresh garlic icon
    Fresh garlic
    1 tsp (3g)
  • Water icon
    as needed
  • Sesame oil icon
    Sesame oil
    1 tbsp (15ml)
  • Ginger icon
    1 tsp (2g)
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    Soy sauce
    2 tbsp (30ml)
  • Sesame seeds icon
    Sesame seeds
    2 tsp (about 5g)


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  • kCook icon Water
  • kCook icon Paper towels
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Step preview

  1. Add water to a clean saucepan
  2. Heat until boiling
  3. Add green beans to the beans
  4. Cook - 2 min
  5. Drain
  6. Rinse with water until cool
  7. Pat dry with paper towels
  8. Get a clean frying pan
  9. Heat - medium-high heat
  10. Add sesame oil to the frying pan
  11. Transfer beans to frying pan
  12. Toss until coated
  13. Add ginger, fresh garlic and soy sauce to the frying pan
  14. Cook - 2 min
  15. Remove
  16. Stir
  17. Serve
  18. Sprinkle with sesame seeds
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