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                      Chinese-Style Spicy String Beans
 
 Recipe By     : Bon Appetit  March 1998
 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Beans & Peas                     Bon Appetit Magazine
                 Chinese                          To Post
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1      pound         slender green beans -- ends trimmed
    1      tablespoon    sesame seeds
    2      tablespoons   hoisin sauce
    1      tablespoon    soy sauce
    1 1/2  teaspoons     chili-garlic sauce
    3      tablespoons   water
    2      teaspoons     cornstarch
    2                    green onions -- chopped
 
 Cook green beans in large pot of boiling salted water until crisp-tender, about
  4 minutes.  Drain green beans well.
 
 Stir sesame seeds in large nonstick skillet over high heat until golden, about 
 1 minute.  Transfer seeds to small bowl.  Add hoisin sauce, soy sauce and chili
 -garlic sauce to skillet.  Stir water and cornstarch in small bowl until cornst
 arch dissolves; stir into mixture in skillet.  Add green beans to skillet.  Pla
 ce skillet over medium-high heat.  Toss beans until sauce thickens and coats be
 ans, about 2 minutes.  Mix in green onions.  Transfer to shallow bowl.  Sprinkl
 e with sesame seeds.
 
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