Thai Green Beans in Peanut Sauce
Recipe type: Side Dish
Cuisine: Asian
Serves: 2
Weight Watchers Info: 5 PointsPlus. Carbohydrates: 14g. Optional ingredients are extra.
  • 1 tablespoon reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon hoisin sauce
  • 1 tablespoon creamy peanut butter
  • ⅛ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 tablespoon chopped shallot
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh gingerroot
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • ½ pound fresh green beans, trimmed
  • Minced fresh cilantro and chopped dry roasted peanuts, optional
  1. In a small bowl, combine the soy sauce, hoisin sauce, peanut butter
  2. and red pepper flakes; set aside.
  3. In a small skillet, saute shallot and ginger in oil over medium heat
  4. for 2 minutes or until crisp-tender. Add green beans; cook and stir
  5. for 3 minutes or until crisp-tender. Add reserved sauce; toss to
  6. coat. Sprinkle with cilantro and peanuts if desired.
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