Ginisang Sitaw - Stirfried Long Beans
Recipe type: Side Dish, Vegetables
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Serves: 4
This dish is a simple saute' of long beans, tomato, garlic and onions with oyster sauce and can be used as a side dish to any meat or by itself for those wishing only a vegetarian meal.
  • 1 lb. Long Beans (aka yardlong or asparagus - may substitute regular green beans), cut into one inch lengths
  • 2 cloves Garlic, chopped
  • 1 small Onion, sliced
  • 1 medium sized Tomato, diced
  • 3 Tablespoons Oyster Sauce
  • 4 Tablespoons Water
  • Black Pepper
  • 1 Tablespoon Oil
  1. Heat a wok or skillet with a lid and add the oil.
  2. Add garlic and cook until fragrant. About a minute or two without burning.
  3. Add onions and tomatoes and cook for another minute until they start to wilt.
  4. Add the long beans and oyster sauce and stir.
  5. Add the small amount of water and cover the pot. Let it cook for five minutes or until the liquid had evaporated and it starts sizzling again.
  6. Sprinkle some black pepper to taste, and stir to mix well. Turn off heat and serve.
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