Sauteed Green Beans with Garlic, Ginger, and Sesame
as a side
trimmed green beans
oil of choice
finely chopped fresh ginger
raw sesame seeds
Blanch (boil) beans in large pot of boiling salted water for 1 minute. Drain well and place beans on dry clean kitchen towel to absorb excess moisture.
Preheat large sauté pan over medium high heat. Add in oil, then garlic and ginger. Soften slightly, for a few seconds, being careful not to burn.
Add in dry beans, toss to coat in garlicy ginger flavoured oil and let heat through for a few minutes.
Plate and sprinkle with sesame seeds.
green beans, sauteed green beans