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Sweet and Spicy Asian Style Green Beans in a white serving dish with overlay text.
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Sweet and Spicy Asian-Style Green Beans

These Sweet and Spicy Asian-Style Green Beans are a versatile vegetable side dish. A great way to add big flavor and an Asian flair to any meal.
Prep Time3 mins
Cook Time7 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Side Dish, Vegetable
Cuisine: Asian
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 65kcal


  • 12 ounces fresh green beans
  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons low sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon garlic chili sauce
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic


  • Place green beans in a microwave safe dish. Add 1/4 cup water and cover dish with a paper towel. Cook, covered, in microwave for 1 1/2  to 2 minutes, till barely softened. Remove green beans from the dish and blot dry with paper towels.
  • Heat the vegetable oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Add the green beans, and  cook and stir for 2 minutes. Add soy sauce, chili garlic sauce, garlic, and honey. Reduce heat to medium and continue cooking and stirring 2 to 3 minutes, or until the green beans are fork tender. Be careful not to overcook. Serve immediately.


Calories: 65kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 481mg | Potassium: 194mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 587IU | Vitamin C: 11mg | Calcium: 31mg | Iron: 1mg