Asian Green Beans

Try these Asian green beans, flavored with oyster sauce, fresh ginger, and sesame oil, for a new and delicious twist on your go-to side dish.


6 servings

Recipe from

Southern Living


1 pound fresh green beans, trimmed
2 green onions, diced
2 garlic cloves, minced
2 to 3 teaspoons minced fresh ginger
2 tablespoons sesame oil
1/2 cup roasted sweet red bell pepper, thinly sliced
1 tablespoon oyster sauce
1/8 teaspoon pepper
1/4 cup slivered almonds, toasted


Cook green beans in boiling water 4 to 6 minutes or until crisp-tender; drain. Plunge into ice water to stop the cooking process; drain.

Sauté green onions, garlic, and ginger in hot sesame oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat 1 minute. Add green beans and bell pepper; cook 1 minute. Add oyster sauce and pepper, stirring until thoroughly heated. Sprinkle with almonds.


November 2001
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