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Shanghai Stir Fry Green Beans
Shanghai Stir Fry Green Beans Eileen Goltz | Pareve

makes 4-6 servings

1 lb fresh green beans, blanched

2 teaspoons sesame seeds

1 tablespoon sugar

2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar

1/4 teaspoon white pepper

2 teaspoons light soy sauce

1/2 teaspoon sesame oil

2 1/2 tablespoons oil

1/2 teaspoon salt


Heat sesame seeds in a dry frying pan over moderate heat. Remove when seeds begin to pop. In a bowl combine the sugar, rice wine vinegar, white pepper, soy sauce, sesame oil and whisk to combine.

Put a wok on very high heat. When very hot, add oil, salt and then the beans and stir-fry for 1 minute. Add the oil mixture and stir-fry for another minute. Add sesame seeds and blend well. Transfer to serving platter and serve immediately.