Recipe courtesy of Curtis Aikens

Deep Fried Green Beans

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  • Total: 20 min
  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook: 15 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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Canola oil for deep frying

3 cups Chinese long beans, cut into 3-inch pieces

1 tablespoon fresh ginger, minced

1 tablespoon garlic, minced

4 dried red chilies

1 tablespoon dark soy sauce

1 tablespoon rice wine

1/2 tablespoon sesame oil

Salt and black pepper to taste


  1. Heat oil to 350 degrees.
  2. Deep fry long beans, in batches, until they are wrinkled, 3 to 4 minutes. Heat 1 tablespoon of canola oil in a wok. Add ginger, garlic and chilies and quickly stir-fry. Remove the chilies. Add the beans back into the wok and mix with soy sauce, rice wine and sesame oil. Check for seasoning and salt and pepper as needed.