Charred Green Beans with Plums, Mint and Hot Baby Peppers

Charred Green Beans with Plums, Mint and Hot Baby Peppers

Today, we chase grey clouds away with this colorful crispy pan-charred green beans side dish!
Sautéed in beautiful subtle Vietnamese like sauce, sweet juicy plums, spicy baby peppers and a few mint leaves!

 

Serves: 4

Ingredients:

1 1/2 Tbsp. of olive oil
1/2 pound of green beans
3 plums, halved, pitted and cut into 1/4-inch-thick wedges
2 Tbsp. of fresh lime juice
1 Tbsp. of Asian fish sauce
A few baby peppers, thinly sliced (or 1 Thai chile, thinly sliced)
1 cup mint leaves, chopped
Salt

 

Directions:

In a large pan, heat the olive oil (but don’t burn it).
Add the green beans and cook over high heat until charred on the bottom, about 5 minutes.
Remove from the heat and stir in the plums, lime juice, fish sauce, chile and mint. Season with salt.
Transfer to a serving platter and serve.



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