I like my beans spicy and these are best with sesame-ginger glazed salmon or chicken. If you want a vegetable packed with flavor, spicy green beans will accompany your main dish with pizazz and good nutrition!
Green beans are an excellent source of vitamin K. They are a very good source of manganese, vitamin C, dietary fiber, folate, and vitamin B2. In addition, green beans are a good source of copper, vitamin B1, chromium, magnesium, calcium, potassium, phosphorus, choline, vitamin A (in the form of carotenoids), niacin, protein, omega-3 fatty acids, iron, vitamin B6, and vitamin E. Green beans have also been shown to contain valuable amounts of the mineral silicon, and in a form that makes it easier for us to absorb this bone-supportive and connective tissue-supportive nutrient. Green beans have also been shown to contain valuable amounts of the mineral silicon, and in a form that makes it easier for us to absorb this bone-supportive and connective tissue-supportive nutrient.t makes it easier for us to absorb this bone-supportive and connective tissue-supportive nutrient. (source: whfoods.org)
Ingredients for this recipe
Bunch of green beans (depends on how many servings)
1 Teaspoon Toasted Sesame Oil
1 Teaspoon Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1 drop Ginger Essential Oil (or grated ginger if you don't have the oil)
Spash of Soy Sauce
Dash of Curry Powder
Dash or 2 of Red Pepper Flakes (depends on how hot you like it) or Mongollian Fire Oil
Toasted Almonds (optional)
Blanche green beans in boiling water for 2 minutes (or steam); drain.
Heat non-stick cooking pan and pour in oils (Sesame, Olive and Essential oils).
Toss the beans in and start frying.
Drop a splash of soy sauce, curry powder and red pepper flakes and continue to toss in the pan while it's cooking. Don't cook too long. Just enough to have that charred look on your beans and for all the flavors to mix.
Add toasted almonds and toss once more. Keep warm until serving time. Enjoy clean eating and cooking with Spicy and Delicious Green Beans!
You can cook with essential oils! Find Ginger Essential Oil HERE!