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Asian Green Beans

Yield 6 servings
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.

Ingredients

  • 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

How to Make It

  1. 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.

  2. 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.