Spicy Stir-Fried Chinese Long Beans with Peanuts
Spicy Stir-Fried Chinese Long Beans with Peanuts might be just the Chinese recipe you are searching for. This gluten free and vegan recipe serves 4. One portion of this dish contains approximately 10g of protein, 15g of fat, and a total of 246 calories. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes roughly 45 minutes. Head to the store and pick up soy sauce, long beans, lime juice, and a few other things to make it today.
Cook untrimmed beans in a 6- to 8-quart pot of boiling salted water, uncovered, stirring occasionally, until just tender, 3 to 5 minutes.
Transfer with tongs to a large bowl of ice and cold water to stop cooking, then drain in a colander and pat dry with paper towels. Trim beans and cut crosswise into 3/4-inch pieces.
Meanwhile, pulse peanuts in a food processor until about half of peanuts are finely ground and remainder are in very large pieces (do not grind to a paste).
Stir together soy sauce, chiles, and salt in a small bowl.
Heat wok over high heat until a bead of water dropped onto cooking surface evaporates immediately.
Add oil, swirling to coat wok, then add garlic and stir-fry until garlic begins to turn pale golden, about 5 seconds.
Add peanuts, and stir-fry until all of mixture is golden, about 30 seconds.
Add beans, and stir-fry until hot and well coated, about 2 minutes.
Remove wok from heat, then stir in soy sauce mixture and shallot, stirring until shallot has wilted.
Drizzle in lime juice and season with salt, then transfer to a bowl.
Serve warm or at room temperature.
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· Beans can be boiled, drained, and patted dry 3 hours ahead.· If you don't have a wok, beans can be cooked in a 12-inch heavy skillet. (They will lack smoky flavor.)