Spicy String Beans
A quick and easy, yet very flavorful Spicy String Beans vegetarian dish. Enjoy as an entrée of as a side dish with grilled meats.
8 oz. string beans, trimmed, sliced diagonally 1 ½-inch pieces
Water as needed
3 TB vegetable oil
2 TB chili garlic paste
4 cloves garlic, minced
2 tsp. Aloha shoyu **substitute with tamari for gluten-free
4 stalks green onion, chopped
Salt, as needed
In a saucepan over medium high heat; bring water to a boil. Quickly blanch string beans for 20 seconds. Drain well; reserve. In a skillet or wok over medium high heat; warm oil 2 TB of oil. Stir fry beans 5 minutes until slightly wrinkled. Remove from wok; reserve. Into wok; add remaining TB of oil. Stir fry chili garlic paste, garlic, soy sauce and green onion 2 minutes. Stir in beans; heat through. Serve immediately.