oriental green beans
1 1/2 lbs green beans, trimmed
3 tablespoons soy sauce
1 tablespoon oriental sesame oil
1 teaspoon granulated sugar
6 cloves garlic, minced
In a large pot of rapidly boiling water, cook green beans until just tender, 4-5 minutes.
While beans are cooking, in a small bowl combine soy sauce, oil, and sugar; set aside.
Drain beans; set aside.
Spray wok or 10" skillet with nonstick cooking spray; place over medium-high heat.
Add garlic; cook, stirring constantly, until softenend, 20-30 seconds.
Add green beans; cook, stirring and turning constatnly, until well coated, about 2 minutes.
Add soy sauce mixture; continue to stir and turn until most of the liquid is absorbed, 1-2 minutes.