Recipe courtesy of Ching-He Huang

Ginger, Carrot and Sesame Green Beans

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 10 min
  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook: 5 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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1 tablespoon vegetable oil

1 tablespoon peeled and grated ginger

1 medium carrot, peeled and sliced into thin rounds

12 ounces haricot vert or standard green beans, trimmed

1 tablespoon light soy sauce

1 teaspoon rice vinegar

Toasted sesame oil, for drizzling

Toasted black sesame seeds, for garnish


  1. Heat a wok over high heat, and then add the vegetable oil. Add the ginger and cook for 30 seconds. Add the carrots and green beans and stir-fry for 2 minutes (adding a splash of water if necessary to facilitate cooking). Season the vegetables with the light soy, rice vinegar and a drizzle of toasted sesame oil. Garnish with a sprinkling of the toasted white and black sesame seeds.