Glazed Chinese Long Beans

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 20 min
  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook: 15 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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Ingredients

1/2 pound Chinese long beans

2 tablespoons butter

2 tablespoons sliced scallion

1 tablespoon freshly minced ginger

1 tablespoon minced garlic

Pinch red pepper flakes

1/2 cup chicken stock

1 tablespoon honey

1 tablespoon sesame oil

Salt and freshly cracked black pepper

2 tablespoons sesame seeds, optional

Directions

  1. In a large pot of boiling water, blanch long beans for 2 minutes until slightly tender. Allow to cool.
  2. In a large skillet over medium-high heat, add butter. Add scallions, ginger and garlic. Mix together. Add red pepper flakes and long beans. Allow to cook for a few minutes. Stir in chicken stock, honey and sesame oil. Season with salt and pepper, to taste, and add sesame seeds, if desired. Mix together.