Recipe for stir-fried green beans with line and pine nuts on plate

Stir-fried Green Beans with Lime and Pine Nuts recipe

This week in our series Eat Happy with Chef Chu we bring you this easy and healthy Stir-fried Green Beans with Pine Nuts recipe which is perfect to add some green to your dinner. Serve it as a side dish or add some chicken or tofu to make it a main meal. This simple but versatile recipe is inspired by our Coconut Chicken Laksa.



Stir-fried Green Beans with Pine Nuts recipe 

Taking green beans to a whole new level 


Serves 1 - One-Wok Wonder - Wok to wonderful in 10 minutes 



200-220g Green beans

2 tbsp Pine Nuts 

1 clove of garlic

½ tbsp Light soy sauce 

2 tbsp Water 

1 tsp Vegetable oil

Half a small lime

Small amount (15ml) of Japanese Sake


1. Gently toast the pine nuts in a hot wok, then set aside in a bowl.

2. Trim the top and bottom off the green beans, then wash. 

3. Slice a clove of garlic and add to the work with the vegetable oil.

4. Add green beans, Japanese Sake, light soy sauce and water, and stir for 2-3 minutes. When they are easy to snap they’re cooked.

5. Add in the toasted pine nuts and stir well, squeeze the lime over the mixture. 

6. They're ready to serve! Enjoy!

Mr Lees Team