Dad’s Pan-Fried Green Beans

Dad’s Pan-Fried Green Beans

Once upon a time, Dad received a similar recipe with a bundle of fresh green beans. He made the recipe once and then lost the card. After many attempts to recreate that flavor, he declares that this, his own recipe, is even better!

Ready in: 20 m

Calories: 73

Ingredients

  • 1 pound fresh green beans, trimmed
  • 3 tablespoons light soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon white sugar
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • Recipe Instructions

    1. Place the green beans in a large saucepan or pot with one inch of water. You may place them in a steamer insert if you have one. Bring to a boil, cover and cook for 5 minutes, they should still be firm and bright green.
    2. In a small bowl, stir together the soy sauce, balsamic vinegar and sugar; set aside.
    3. Heat the sesame oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add garlic and cook until starting to brown. Add the green beans and stir to coat with the oil. Stir in the soy sauce mixture and simmer for a couple of minutes uncovered to reduce the sauce. Transfer the beans to a serving dish and pour the sauce over them.

    Directions

    • Prep10 m
    • Cook10 m
    • Ready In20 m
    1. Place the green beans in a large saucepan or pot with one inch of water. You may place them in a steamer insert if you have one. Bring to a boil, cover and cook for 5 minutes, they should still be firm and bright green.
    2. In a small bowl, stir together the soy sauce, balsamic vinegar and sugar; set aside.
    3. Heat the sesame oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add garlic and cook until starting to brown. Add the green beans and stir to coat with the oil. Stir in the soy sauce mixture and simmer for a couple of minutes uncovered to reduce the sauce. Transfer the beans to a serving dish and pour the sauce over them.

      Nutrition Facts

      Per Serving: 73 calories; 4.6 g fat; 7.5 g carbohydrates; 1.9 g protein; 0 mg cholesterol; 271 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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