How to make it

  • Combine soy sauce,honey and 1Tbs water in a small dish and set near the stove. Set a shallow serving dish near the stove too.
  • In a 10" straight sided saute pan,heat the butter with the olive oil over med-high heat. When the butter is melted,add the green beans and 1/2tsp salt and toss with tongs to coat well Cook,turning the beans occasionally,until most are well browned,shrunken,and tender,7-8 mins.( The butter in the pan will have turned dark brown.
  • Reduce heat to low,add the garlic,and cook ,stirring constantly with a heatproof rubber spatula,until the garlic is softened and fragrant,15-20 seconds. Carefully add the the soy mixture(you'll need to scrape the honey into the pan0. Cook,stirring,until the liquid reduces to a glazey consistency that coats the beans,30-45 secs.
  • Immediately transfer the beans to a serving dish,scraping the pan with a spatula to get all the garlicky sauce. Let sit for a few minutes and serve warm.

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    " It was excellent "
    mommyluvs2cook ate it and said...
    These are amazing and now one of my favorite green bean recipes for sure!! I added a review in Pointsevenout's IMI review below :)
    3/28/14
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    " It was excellent "
    pointsevenout ate it and said...
    This finally deserves a rating from me, since I got hold of a good bag of beans.
    See Chinese Restaurant Style Sauteed Green Beans
    3/23/14
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  • avasmommy 2 years ago
    This is a great recipe, love it every time. I have also made it with broccoli instead of beans, and it was a delicious substitution.
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  • laceypearl 3 years ago
    I just got done making it and i have to say i love it!
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    " It was excellent "
    pointsevenout ate it and said...
    They were good but any off taste was our fault for improperly frozen beans. Imagine these are very delicious with a proper bean.
    See also: Dinner Plate
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  • justjakesmom 3 years ago
    Just plain good!
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    " It was excellent "
    DetroitTokyo ate it and said...
    I made these last night & they were SO good! They were sweet, savory, crunchy and had a light nutty flavor as well. Thanks :)
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  • otterpond 3 years ago
    bookmarked! Seldom see a green bean recipe that instantly resonates. Looks great. I'll let you know how that turns out.
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    " It was excellent "
    a1patti ate it and said...
    This recipe is one of my favorites! It is delicious and everyone in my family loves fresh green beans!
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    " It was excellent "
    ariadnebarzane ate it and said...
    These turned out great!!!
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    " It was excellent "
    mystic_river1 ate it and said...
    nice recipe.5
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    " It was excellent "
    shepherdrescue ate it and said...
    Love these from the restaurant, love them more at home! AND they're way less expensive!
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  • pleclare 5 years ago
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    " It was excellent "
    txbackyardcook ate it and said...
    This is a KEEPER! Can't wait to try this one! Thanks!
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  • lincolntoot 6 years ago
    Getting ready to pick beans in the garden and this sounds great!
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  • pleclare 6 years ago
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  • cabincrazyone 6 years ago
    This sounds like a great side!! Thanks for the post. I'm printing it.
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    " It was excellent "
    bluewaterandsand ate it and said...
    I love saute green beans. Your recipe sounds delicious!
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  • desertgal 6 years ago
    Love these in the resturant will try for sure!
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    " It was excellent "
    crabhappychick ate it and said...
    YUM! I grow both haricots vert and Chinese long beans in my garden. Can't wait to make these!
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