With a touch of soy sauce and ginger, these Chinese-inspired green beans make a delicious side.
Total Time: 17 min.
Prep Time: 5 min.
Cooking Time: 12 min.
Yield: 4 servings
1 Tbsp. coconut oil
3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
1 lb. green beans (or Chinese long beans), edges trimmed
4 green onions, chopped
1-inch piece fresh ginger, peeled, finely chopped
2 Tbsp. reduced-sodium soy sauce
1 tsp. pure maple syrup (or raw honey)
1. Heat oil in wok (or medium nonstick skillet) on medium-high heat.
2. Add garlic, green beans and green onions; cook for 4 to 6 minutes.
3. Add ginger, soy sauce, and maple syrup; cook, stirring frequently, for 2 minutes, or until green beans are tender-crisp. Do not overcook, or beans will become mushy.