Sweet and Spicy Green Beans

Sweet and Spicy Green Beans


"The flavors of this side dish are intense! It is great as a starter to an Asian menu, or as a significant addition to a light stir-fry meal."


25 m servings 59 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 59 kcal
  • 3%
  • Fat:
  • 2.4 g
  • 4%
  • Carbs:
  • 8.6g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 2.1 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 513 mg
  • 21%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Arrange a steamer basket in a pot over boiling water, and steam the green beans 3 to 4 minutes.
  2. In a bowl, mix the soy sauce, garlic, garlic chili sauce, and honey.
  3. Heat the canola oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add the green beans, and fry for 3 to 5 minutes. Pour in the soy sauce mixture. Continue cooking and stirring 2 minutes, or until the liquid is nearly evaporated. Serve immediately.
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  1. 593 Ratings


These were DELICIOUS!!!! The best green bean recipe ever! I didn't have garlic chili sauce, only a popular brand chili sauce and it was still delicious. I added an extra clove of garlic to try t...

The chili sauce in this recipe is not the flavor of spiced-up ketchup or a bowl of chili. It's the ORIENTAL sauce in a jar: chili garlic sauce. I didn't have any, but it was still pretty good...

5+ I served it for dinner and we liked it. I had made quite a bit since we love green beans. The next day I took the leftovers out and tasted it while it was cold. I loved it!!! I served it t...

This is so easy & tastes great! I made it once and was hooked.I like it more spicy so I use a tablespoon of the chili sauce and add more garlic. I have also used frozen whole green beans when th...

this recipe is easy and quick, yet tastes incredible. i also use it on asparagus tips nad it is just as good as with the beans. i have 1 variation and 1 suggestion. variation: i had no garlic ch...

If I could give this more than 5 stars it would. Tastes just like something from an asian restaraunt! By far the best recipe ive gotten from allrecipes yet!

This sauce is absolutely wonderful. I've made it for all kinds of veggies! (Green beans, asparagus, green peppers etc.) Last night I had left over egg noodles so I cut up some green pepper and c...

It was good but there was something missing, a depth or fullness in the flavor. That was easily fixed with a tablespoon of sesame oil with the canola oil, which you can really replace with any ...

Yum used frozen whole green beans added to oil in pan straight from the bag. I used a tad more garlic 4 cloves Delish