Green Beans in Soy Caramel

Green Beans in Soy Caramel

serves 6-8



1 kg green beans, cleaned

60 ml grape seed oil

10 g jalapeno

15 g ginger, minced

15 g garlic, minced

15 g scallion, sliced

120 ml water

120 ml tamari, or low sodium soy sauce

120 ml mirin

30 ml rice wine vinegar

90 ml cream

60 ml brown sugar

10 ml cornstarch

Furikake, garnish(optional)



Heat the grape seed oil in a sauté pan.  Add the jalapenos, ginger, garlic and scallion.  Sauté a few minutes until softened and aromatic.  Add all of the remaining ingredients except for the green beans.

Whisk together well and bring to a simmer.  Simmer for 5 minutes.

Add the green beans and cook for 6-8 minutes at a simmer until the beans are tender and the sauce is thickened.

Serve in a bowl and garnish with Furikake.


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