April 22, 2013

Szechuan Green Beans

6 cloves garlic, smashed and peeled
2 quarter-sized slices fresh ginger, peeled
2 scallions, trimmed and cut into 2 inch lengths
1T vegetable oil
1teaspoon hot pepper flakes
1T soy sauce
1T rice wine vinegar
1lb green beans, tipped and tailed

Place garlic, ginger and scallions in food processor until finely chopped. Put into large microwave dish and add oil and pepper flakes. Cook uncovered in microwave 100% for 3 minutes.

Stir in remaining ingredients and cook uncovered in microwave 100% from 9-15 minutes (depending on your microwave) stopping to stir a few times.