Green Bean Shaak

img_4624Makes

4 servings

Nutrition of Each Serving

  • 84 calories
  • 2g fat
  • 0mg cholesterol
  • 347mg sodium
  • 327mg potassium
  • 14g carbohydrate
    • 5g fiber
    • 6g sugar
  • 4g protein

Ingredients

  • 1½ teaspoon canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 1 pound fresh green beans
  • 6 ounces frozen peas
  • ½ cup water
  • 1 teaspoon garlic
  • ½ teaspoon thai chili
  • ¼ teaspoon turmeric
  • 2 teaspoons coriander seeds
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt

Equipment

  • large pan
  • spatula

Steps

Preparation

  1. Defrost
    • 6 ounces frozen peas
  2. Dice
    • 1 pound fresh green beans
  3. Mince
    • 1 teaspoon garlic
    • ½ teaspoon thai chili
  4. Measure
    • 1½ teaspoon canola oil
    • 1 teaspoon mustard seeds
    • ½ cup water
    • ¼ teaspoon turmeric
    • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
    • 2 teaspoons coriander seeds

Cook

  1. Bring large pan to medium heat and add:
    • 1½ teaspoon canola oil
    • 1 teaspoon mustard seeds
  2. Cover with lid until mustard seeds begin to pop.
  3. Remove from heat confirm all mustard seeds are dark brown(almost black) then add:
    • 1 pound fresh green beans
    • 6 ounces frozen peas
    • ½ cup water
    • 1 teaspoon garlic
    • ½ teaspoon thai chili
    • ¼ teaspoon turmeric
    • 2 teaspoons coriander seeds
    • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  4. Put pan back to high heat and bring to boil.
  5. Let boil for a minute or two then lower the heat to a simmer.
  6. Periodically stir the pan to make sure the green beans is not sticking/burning and after 15 minutes you can taste.
    • Flavor Test: If you need more flavor below is the recommended incremental measurements. Once you add the ingredients let cook for 5 minutes and favor test again.
      • ¼ teaspoons garlic
      • pinch of thai chili
      • ¼ teaspoon kosher salt

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