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Stir-Fried String Beans Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Patsy Ormonde
Added: Sunday, October 5, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  

2 lbs. fresh string beans
Medium-hot olive or vegetable oil
2 cloves diced garlic
1 can chicken broth
1 can drained sliced water chestnuts
About 2 tablespoons of soy sauce
Garlic salt to taste
Black pepper to taste


Directions:
Directions:
Wash and snap off ends of green beans. Heat about ¼ cup of olive oil in 10” frying/sauté pan. Add beans and garlic, sprinkle in garlic salt. Using tongs, keep turning beans until they are medium tender and a little browned. Add chicken broth, soy sauce, water chestnuts, black pepper and more garlic salt to taste. Reduce heat to a simmer, cover and let cook for about 15 minutes. The beans should be medium crisp. If you like them tender, simmer longer.

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Personal Notes:
A holiday staple at our house.

 

 

 

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