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Dry-fried Green Beans-less oil version
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
20 mins
Healthier Sichuan Style Green beans also known as dry-fried green beans.
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Sichuan cuisine
Keyword: Dry Fried, Green Bean
Servings: 2
Calories: 388 kcal
Author: Elaine
  • 1 pound green beans
  • 6 ~10 dried red peppers
  • 1 teaspoon whole Sichuan peppercorn
  • 6 pickled red pepper , chopped
  • 4 tablespoons of cooking oil
  • 1.5 teaspoon salt
  • 2 garlic cloves , finely chopped
  • 1 inch root ginger , shredded
  1. Cap the fresh green beans; Wash and drain.
  2. Heat up pan without oil and then put green beans into pan for frying the water out around 2 minutes to remove the water on the surface.
  3. Add around 4 tablespoons of cooking oil in the pan and continue to dry fry until the skin of the green beans become to wrinkle. This process may need 8~10 minutes. Move the green beans out of the wok and set aside.
  4. Transfer exceeded oil out and remain around 1 tablespoon in wok, add dried red pepper, Sichuan peppercorn, garlic, ginger and chopped pickled chili peppers to stir fry until aroma.
  5. Return dry fried green beans and add salt. Mix well.
  6. Serve hot!
Recipe Notes

If you want to add some protein, you can add minced pork or beef into this recipe. Stir fry minced meat before adding the fried green beans.

Nutrition Facts
Dry-fried Green Beans-less oil version
Amount Per Serving
Calories 388 Calories from Fat 261
% Daily Value*
Fat 29g45%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Sodium 1774mg77%
Potassium 856mg24%
Carbohydrates 31g10%
Fiber 11g46%
Sugar 14g16%
Protein 6g12%
Vitamin A 5680IU114%
Vitamin C 55.5mg67%
Calcium 109mg11%
Iron 3.6mg20%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.