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Green Beans With Water Chestnuts Recipe
by Global Cookbook

Green Beans With Water Chestnuts
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  Servings: 4


  • 12 ounce Fresh green beans
  • 1/2 c. Chicken broth
  • 1 tsp Finely minced ginger root
  • 1 sm Clove garlic, finely minced
  • 1/3 c. Thin sliced water chestnuts
  • 1 tsp Soy sauce Freshly grnd pepper


  1. Slice the green beans and water chestnuts ahead of time, but cook just before meal time. Serve tender-crisp and piping warm. Thin, fresh asparagus spears can be substituted for green beans.
  2. Wash and drain green beans. French-cut in half lengthwise; set aside.
  3. Combine chicken broth, ginger root and garlic in a frypan; bring to a boil. Add in green beans and water chestnuts. Sprinkle with soy sauce.
  4. Cover tightly and steam 7 to 8 minutes till tender-crisp. If moisture has not dry off, remove cover, raise heat briefly and shake pan to evaporate remaining liquid. Season to taste with pepper.