Thai-Style Green Beans

czwartek, 13 lutego 2014

Thai-Style Green Beans

Time: 25 mins


  • 1 tablespoon light soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon oyster sauce
  • 1 tablespoon creamy peanut butter
  • 1/8-1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 tablespoon shallot, minced
  • 1 teaspoon gingerroot, grated
  • 1 teaspoon oil
  • 1/2 lb green beans, trimmed
  • cilantro, chopped
  • dry roasted peanuts


  • 1 Combine the soy sauce, oyster sauce, peanut butter and crused red pepper in a small bowl; set aside.
  • 2 Rinse the beans and place in a microwave safe dish, cover and cook until crisp tender; approximately 3 to 5 minutes depending on the wattage of your microwave.
  • 3 Remove beans from microwave, rinse in cool water and allow to drain while preparing the sauce.
  • 4 In a skillet or wok, heat the 1 teaspoon oil add the minced shallot and grated gingerroot.
  • 5 Cook the shallot and ginger for 2 minutes and then add the soy sauce mixture; stirring until the peanut butter is melted and the sauce is smooth.
  • 6 If using a natural peanut butter, it may be necessary to add a tablespoon or so of water to the pan to aid in making the sauce smooth and creamy.
  • 7 Once the sauce is thoroughly combined, stir in beans and warm in sauce.
  • 8 Prior to serving sprinkle with chopped cilantro and peanuts if desired.

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