Wednesday, 19 September 2012

meet.make.szechuan green beans.

A girly get-together was in order, so we took a trip to one of favourites, Moxies. But while skimming over the menu, we found out that they no longer offered one of our favourite sharing dishes.... the szechuan green beans! 

However this disappointment spurred our creative DIY mentality, and we were determined to make our own version to fill this void.

After searching the internet for a szechuan sauce recipe that tickled our fancy, we decided to take the easy route and just buy a bottled sauce! There was not time to waste - we needed our fix. Next time though, we may try coming up with our own, as this one ended up being a touch too salty. Even for us! 

What we used:
Green Beans
Szechuan Sauce
Sesame Seeds
Red Chili Flakes
Olive Oil
TBSP Sugar

What we did:
1. Heat sautee pan on medium high heat
2. Olive oil to cover pan
3. Place in green beans and cook until desired crispiness
4. Saute beans in Szechuan sauce and sesame seeds
5. Add sugar and chili flakes to taste
6. Serve and enjoy!

This makes one great side dish, but can also work as an appetizer for your next Ladies Night In! A real crowd pleaser and belly-filler! 


  1. Wow, these looks super good and healthy!!!

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  2. OHMYGOSH These look delicious. And not horrible for you. It's a win-win situation over here.

  3. Oh wow, those look absolutely delicious! Thanks for sharing at The Fun In Functional!

  4. Wow, they look so delicious! I love beans! Thank you so much for sharing, I will definitely try it!

  5. Oh me oh my!!! I want to come over..... tonight....
    Of course I could make them myslef... right here... tonight...
    Looks easy enough to do...
    Thank you for sharing the recipe with us...


  6. Yum, Yum, Yum! Wish I were there to eat these with you!!

  7. Yum, Yum, Yum! Wish I were there to eat these with you!!

  8. You always have the most delicious looking recipes!

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  9. These look great! I've never tried that sauce beefore though.

    <3 Melissa

  10. Looks delicious!! Thanks for linking up at Keep Calm and Link Up!
    Barbara at Chase the Star
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  11. ooo yum! I have had these in China, but haven't made them. Yours look great! I would like to invite you to come link up at my Tasteful Tuesday party that is going on right now through friday morning.

  12. I love these style of green beans--I always head for them first at Chinese restaurants!

  13. Those look delicious!! I've never tried that sauce... looks yummy!

  14. Hi,
    These look delish ~ I love green beans.
    Our party is live now, and we would like to invite you to share this there:
    Hope to see you there.
    The Busy Bee's,
    Myrna and Joye.


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