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Thai-Style Green Beans

Thai for two, anyone? Peanut butter, soy sauce and hoisin sauce flavor this quick, fabulous bean dish.—Candy McMenamin, Lexington, South Carolina
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
  • Makes
    2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon hoisin sauce
  • 1 tablespoon creamy peanut butter
  • 1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 tablespoon chopped shallot
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh gingerroot
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1/2 pound fresh green beans, trimmed
  • Optional: Minced fresh cilantro and chopped dry roasted peanuts

Directions

  • In a small bowl, combine the soy sauce, hoisin sauce, peanut butter and red pepper flakes; set aside.
  • In a small skillet, saute shallot and ginger in oil over medium heat for 2 minutes or until crisp-tender. Add green beans; cook and stir for 3 minutes or until crisp-tender. Add sauce; toss to coat. Sprinkle with cilantro and peanuts if desired.
Nutrition Facts
1 cup: 168 calories, 12g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 476mg sodium, 14g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 4g fiber), 5g protein.

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