Sambal Oelek, a fiery chile paste typically found on the Asian foods aisle, adds kick to bowls, salads, and vegetables. Here, it's tossed in crispy green beans and mixed with honey for the perfect sweet-meets-spicy, Asian-style veggie dish. Serve this as a side or bring it to a potluck for a flavorful surprise.

Darcy Lenz
Darcy Lenz
Recipe by Cooking Light September 2016


Credit: Jennifer Causey; Styling: Heather Hadduck Hillegas

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Serves 4 (serving size: about 1/2 cup)


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  • Preheat oven to 425°F. Combine canola oil, sambal oelek, honey, soy sauce, salt, minced garlic, and dash of black pepper. Toss with green beans. Spread green beans onto a jelly-roll pan; bake 18 to 20 minutes, stirring once. Sprinkle with toasted sesame seeds.


Nutrition Facts

92 calories; fat 6.1g; saturated fat 0.5g; mono fat 3.6g; poly fat 1.8g; protein 2g; carbohydrates 9g; fiber 2g; iron 1mg; sodium 225mg; calcium 31mg; sugars 5g; added sugar 3g.