Chili Garlic Green Beans are a little spicy, a lot garlicky, and incredibly delicious. Want them really really spicy? We can help with that.
Finding good sides is always a bit of a struggle. I usually don’t want to put too much effort into them, as I like to be able to focus on the main dish. But at the same time, I want them to be delicious and nutritious. That’s why I love these green beans. They are a super quick and easy side dish, and they taste incredible.
Techniques for delicious Chili Garlic Green Beans
- Do not add oil when charring the green beans, this helps the sauce stick to the beans.
- Spice to taste. Thai chilis are pretty spicy, so be careful not to add too many. 1 has a nice kick, 3 makes it very spicy.
Looking for a main dish to eat these with? Try our Crying Tiger.
- 1 lb of green beans, washed and snipped
- 1 to 3 Thai chilis to taste
- 2 tablespoons brown sugar
- 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
- 1 tablespoon golden mountain sauce
- 1 tablespoon dark soy sauce
- 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
- 1 teaspoon toasted sesame oil
- 4 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
Sauce: Blend together 1 thai chili, 1 tablespoon brown sugar, 1 tablespoon vegetable oil, 1 tablespoon golden mountain sauce, 1 tablespoon dark soy sauce, and 1 teaspoon toasted sesame oil. Add sliced garlic and let sit while you cook the green beans.
Char green beans: Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat and add the green beans. Cook until lightly charred, about 5 to 10 minutes.
Sauce the beans: Once lightly charred, turn off the heat and pour the sauce into the pan and stir constantly for about 1 minute until sauce is thickened.
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 111Total Fat: 5gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 240mgCarbohydrates: 16gFiber: 4gSugar: 10gProtein: 3g
Nutrition information isn’t always accurate.