Spicy, Sweet and Sour Green Beans

Fresh green beans tossed in a spicy, sweet and sour sauce and served warm.

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Makes: 2 servings
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All You Need

  • 1/2 lb (250 g) fresh green beans, washed and trimmed
  • 2 tsp (10 mL) sesame oil
  • 2 tsp (10 mL) Simply Asia Sweet & Smoky Hibachi Seasoning
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) sugar
  • 1 clove garlic, sliced thin
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) McCormick Gourmet Sesame Seeds
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) Thai Kitchen Fish Sauce
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) white wine vinegar


  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil and blanch the green beans for five minutes. Remove from water and shock them in an ice bath.

  2. Heat the sesame oil in a wok over medium heat. Toss in beans and coat in oil.

  3. Add in sugar and allow to melt. Toss in the Sweet & Smoky Hibachi seasoning, garlic and sesame seeds. Sauté for 1 minute.

  4. Add in fish sauce and white wine vinegar; let cook an additional 3-5 minutes. Serve warm.


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