Sunday, October 18, 2009

Sesame Green Beans

This recipe is simple, yet delicious.  It's a good change of pace from garlicy green beans.

Sesame Green Beans (from


1 tablespoon olive oil
1 tablespoon sesame seeds
500g fresh green beans, cut into 2 inch pieces
1/4 cup chicken broth
1/4 teaspoon salt
freshly ground black pepper to taste

1. Heat oil in a large skillet or wok over medium heat. Add sesame seeds. 
2. When seeds start to darken, stir in green beans. Cook, stirring, until the beans turn bright green.
3. Pour in chicken broth, salt and pepper. Cover and cook until beans are tender-crisp, about 10 minutes. 
4. Uncover and cook until liquid evaporates.

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