Fried green beans and pine nuts side dish on a plate

Stir-fried Green Beans with Lime and Pine Nuts recipe

Add some green into your dinner with this easy and healthy Stir-fried Green Beans with Pine Nuts recipe which is perfect as a side dish or make it a main meal by adding some chicken or tofu. This simple but versatile recipe is inspired by our Coconut Chicken Laksa.


Stir-fried Green Beans with Lime and 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