Chinese Peppered Green Beans

Chinese Peppered Green Beans


"Bright, crisp and spicy with crushed green peppercorns, fresh red chile pepper and garlic, these green beans will add lots of flavor and color to your meal. If you can't find Chinese yardlong or 'snake' beans, then regular green beans will do just fine."


13 m servings 69 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 69 kcal
  • 3%
  • Fat:
  • 2.4 g
  • 4%
  • Carbs:
  • 9.9g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 2.3 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 144 mg
  • 6%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a small bowl, using the bottom of a glass or jar, crush the peppercorns into a coarse pulp. Stir in the cilantro.
  2. Heat oil in a large wok or skillet over medium-high heat. Stir in beans, garlic, brown sugar, chile pepper, peppercorns and cilantro. Stir-fry for 45 seconds. Pour in the water and cover to steam for about 2 minutes. Serve immediately.
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  1. 25 Ratings


I have to confess. I didn't have green peppercorns. I just used a lot of freshly ground black pepper. THE BEANS WERE AMAZING !! I used the leftovers in a stir-fry the next day. I can't w...

I was looking for these asian beans, and these were great. I followed the recipe the first time and felt they weren't done enough. Since then I have made them many times but fry for 5 minutes ...

Yowza!!! The submitter of this recipe (Annabel) is going to cringe when she reads that I tried this will canned french style green beans - but that was all I had - couldn't get to the store for...

I added some hot mustard at the very end of this recipe to balance the sweetness a bit. Served this as a side dish at a party and everyone wanted the recipe.

so so so so good! this is my favorite recipe i've found so far on this site. my boyfriend says it tastes "gourmet". so much flavour! i recommend this to anyone. i believe this recipe would r...

These are fabulous. I've added it to my menu and my customers love it!

I fix these with so many different meals now. I am so glad I found this recipe. So very simple!!

I think this is an excellent recipe if you're using the ingredients exactly listed. While the green peppercorns aren't totally necessary (used black pepper here), it is absolutely essential to ...

This was very good. Aesthitically pleasing, too. I used only regular green beans. :)