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Garlicky Sesame Stir Fried Green Beans

Garlicky Sesame Stir Fried Green Beans are a quick and easy vegan side dish that is an explosion of flavor with just a handful of ingredients.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Sides
Cuisine: Japanese
Servings: 4
Calories: 62kcal
Author: HWC Magazine


  • 1 pound String beans
    washed and end removed
  • 2 tablespoon Water
  • 2 cloves Garlic
    peeled and minced
  • 1.5 teaspoon Sesame oil
  • Salt and pepper
    to taste
  • 1 tablespoon Sesame seeds toasted


  • In a wok or large frying pan add your string beans, water and garlic. Cover and steam over med- high heat for 2 minutes. Remove lid.
  • Drizzle with sesame oil and season with salt and pepper and stir fry for about 1 minute or until the beans are still bright green and are aldente. Toss with toasted sesame seeds.
  • Enjoy!


Use a light flavored oil to fry your string beans in like a light olive oil. 
You may also use black sesame seeds instead of white sesame seeds. 


Serving: 1g | Calories: 62kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 8mg | Potassium: 249mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 782IU | Vitamin C: 14mg | Calcium: 64mg | Iron: 1mg