Tuesday, January 11, 2011
Spicy Snake Beans Saute (Tumis Kacang Panjang Pedas)
250g snake beans, trimmed
2 tsp peanut oil
1/2 cup chicken stock
1 stalk lemongrass, bruised
2 medium red chilies, deseeded and sliced
2 French shallots, chopped
2 tsp root ginger, chopped
2 tsp garlic, chopped
Grind or pound paste ingredients in a mortar with pestle, or in a small food processor. If using a food processor you may need to add a little oil.
Heat oil in a wok or frying pan. Add paste and cook for 1-2 minutes. Add stock and lemongrass. Bring to the boil. Add beans and cook for 8-10 minutes or until beans are tender.