Despite its simplicity, this Vegetarian Szechuan Stir-Fried Long Beans recipe is incredibly satisfying. The long beans provide a satisfying crunch, while the Szechuan peppercorns give the dish a unique and unforgettable flavor. Plus, it's a great way to sneak some extra veggies (Mapo Tofu & Chinese Vegetable Noodle Soup) into your diet. Overall, this Vegetarian Szechuan Stir-Fried Long Beans recipe is a must-try for anyone who loves vegetarian cuisine or is looking for a new way to enjoy vegetables. It's a dish that's healthy (Yam Basket Vegetarian), easy to make, and bursting with flavor.
1 packet long beans - cut into lengths
½ tbsp Szechuan peppercorn - lightly crush
2 tsbp peanut oil
1 tsp sesame oil
1 tbsp light soy sauce
Dried chilies - as needed
5 garlic - smash lightly
Sugar per taste
Salt per taste
Heat oil in a pan over medium heat.
Add garlic and dried chillies and sweat for a few seconds.
Add long beans and stir to coat with the oil.
Season with salt and sugar, and add peppercorns.
Stir to combine.
Cook the beans until they reach a texture you prefer, stirring occasionally.
Add soy sauce and sesame oil, and stir to coat the beans evenly.
Turn off the heat and transfer the beans to a serving dish.
Serve hot as a side dish or a vegetarian main course.