Szechuan Green Beans Recipe

Looking for an easy Szechuan Green Beans recipe? Learn how to make Szechuan Green Beans using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by dolphin3303

Makes 15 servings



In order to mimic the recipe for these beans that you can get at the Cactus Club or wherever, here is the recipe.

Recipe Ingredients for Szechuan Green Beans

2 cups canola oil, plus 1 tablespoon
1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger
1 tablespoon minced garlic
1/4 cup soy sauce
1 ounce hot chili sauce
1/4 cup rice wine vinegar
2 tablespoons hoisin sauce
1 tablespoon mirin or white wine
1/2 teaspoon sesame oil
1 teaspoon chopped fresh cilantro leaves
1 pound green beans, cleaned
1 tablespoon parsley leaves, chopped

Recipe Directions for Szechuan Green Beans

  1. To medium Dutch oven, add 2 cups canola oil and heat to 350 degrees F.

  2. In medium saute pan over medium heat, add 1 tablespoon oil. Add ginger and saute for 2 to 3 minutes. Add garlic and cook for 1 minute or until it turns light brown; quickly add soy sauce, chili sauce, rice wine vinegar, hoisin, mirin, sesame oil and cilantro.

  3. Fry the green beans in the canola oil for about 45 seconds, or until beans turn dark green. Remove, strain, and add to sauce. Toss and garnish with parsley.

Categories

Beans, Appetizers, Asian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 74.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
275
Calories from Fat
264
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
29.3g
45%
Saturated Fat
2.1g
11%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
435mg
18%
Potassium
18mg
1%
Total Carbohydrates
3.3g
1%
Dietary Fiber
0.6g
2%
Sugars
1.2g
Protein
0.6g
Vitamin A 2% Vitamin C 5%
Calcium 1% Iron 1%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
D+
  Good points
  • No cholesterol
  • Low in sugar
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