Tuesday, 22 November 2011


Going to try these beans.

1 lb fresh green beans (not frozen), stem end trimmed off
1 Tbs dark sesame oil
1 tsp kosher salt
1/2 tsp black pepper

Preheat your oven to 450ºF while you trim off the stem ends of the green beans. Wash and thoroughly dry the beans.

Spread the beans on an aluminum foil lined baking sheet, then toss with the oil, salt, and pepper. Arrange the beans to fit on the baking sheet in a single layer. Cook for 10 minutes, then stir the beans and cook for another 5 to 10 more minutes, or until the skin is wrinkled and beginning to brown in places.

Let cool for a minute, add a dash more dark sesame oil, then commence super-sonic snacking.


Anonymous said...

I tried this, and think I would have been better off eating the crisp, fresh beans just as they were.

In the spirit of generosity and forgiveness, I offer this; roast red capsicum strips in olive oil, with salt and pepper to taste, until slight blackening is visible on the edges of a few strips.

Cool and keep in the fridge for topping toast, crackers etc.

Gordon Cheng said...

hmm oh well live and learn anonymous. Actually I haven't cooked them yet. But thank you very much for the counter-recipe!