Blistered Long Beans


  • In a large pot of salted boiling water, blanch long beans for 2 minutes until slightly tender. Drain and cool. 

  • In a large skillet over medium-high heat, add ghee, garlic and red pepper flakes. Saute for 1 minute or until fragrant, then add long beans. Cook for 5-7 minutes or until the beans are charred and blistered in spots, tossing occasionally. Remove from heat and stir in soy sauce and sesame oil. Serve. 

  • 1 tbsp ghee or neutral flavored oil (grapeseed oil)

  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled and smashed

  • ¼ tsp crushed red pepper

  • 1 lb long beans, trimmed to 4" length 

  • 1 tsp soy sauce

  • ¼ tsp sesame oil