- 2 T. olive oil
- 1 T. minced garlic
- 1 T. or less minced ginger
- 2 T. sesame seed
- 3-4 c. fresh green beans, trimmed
- 1/4 c. sweet Thai chili sauce
- 1 c. (8 oz.) frozen, boiled shrimp
Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add garlic, ginger and sesame seed, stirring to blend. Add beans, stirring the mixture to coat beans. Saute for 8-10 minutes or until beans are slightly tender. Add shrimp with chili sauce; continue to saute until shrimp are warm. Serve with Chinese noodles.
Use less ginger when you want the dish to be mild; ginger creates a sharp flavor. There are a number of chili sauces available; be sure to select one from the Asian section of your grocery store or specialty store.
Toss in a few cashews, if available, for a great flavor and texture addition.
Nutritional Information Per Serving: Calories: 183; Fat: 10g; Protein: 15g; Carbohydrates: 11g; Fiber: 4g; Sodium: 134 mg.