Tuesday, July 31, 2007

Low Carb Chinese Green Beans

Here is a totally different twist on low carb green beans, Chinese low carb greeen beans!


1 pkg frozen green beans -- (16 ounce) 500g
1 pkt chicken broth -- dry crytals
1 bunch scallion
2 lg garlic bulb
1/2 tsp ground ginger
1 tsp splenda
1 tbsp peanut butter -- creamy
1/8 tsp sesame oil -- chinese


In a 2-quart 2 litre microwave-safe casserole dish, combine green beans and broth granules. Cover and microwave on high for 4 minutes. Meanwhile, slice white bulbs of scallion into rings and mine garlic. In small bowl, combine ginger, soy sauce and SPLENDA. Add scallion rings and garlic. Set aside. Remove green beans from microwave and uncover. Pour sauce over beans and stir. Cover and microwave on high for 4 minutes. Stir in peanut butter and sesame oil until sauce coats the beans and serves immediately.

Per Serving (excluding unknown items):

52 Calories; 2g Fat (29.4% calories from fat); 3g Protein; 7g Carbohydrate; 1g Dietary Fiber; 0mg Cholesterol; 143mg Sodium. Exchanges: 0 Grain (Starch); 0 Lean Meat; 1 Vegetable; 0 Fat.

More delicious Chinese recipes are available in Nicholas Zhou's cookbook "Real & Healthy Chinese Cooking".

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At 1:19 AM, Blogger Digital Camera Help said...

ok this looked so different i had to try it, turned out pretty good. checked out the website and there were a ton of good free recipes that i am going to try soon!


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