Spicy Stir-Fried Chinese Long Beans with Peanuts

45 mins (prep 35)
10 ingredients
makes 4 servings
Pa-O Long Beans Finding long beans is worth the effort — the high heat of the wok is just too much for green beans, which aren't as hearty.

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  • 1 1/2 lb chinese long beans*
  • 1/2 cup unsalted dry-roasted peanuts (2 1/2 oz; not cocktail peanuts)
  • 2 teaspoons soy sauce
  • 2 to 3 small fresh thai chiles** (to taste), finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons peanut oil
  • 1 tablespoon chopped garlic
  • 1 large shallot, halved lengthwise, then very thinly sliced crosswise (1/2 cup)
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • special equipment: a well-seasoned 14-inch flat-bottomed wok
  • garnish: lime wedges


Serving Size (10.76 g)
Servings 4
Amount per Serving
Calories 50.51 Calories from Fat 49.95
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5.55g 34.15%
Saturated Fat 0.8g 15.94%
Trans Fat 0.0 %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 428.35mg 71.39%
Total Carbohydrate 0.14g 0.18%
Dietary Fiber 0.02 g 0.32%
Sugars 0.04 g %
Protein 0.26g 2.07%
Vitamin A 0.0IU% Vitamin C 0.0mg%
Calcium 0.67mg% Iron 0.07mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
chinese long beans, unsalted dry-roasted peanuts, thai chiles, chopped garlic, large shallot, fresh lime juice, a, special equipment, lime wedges, garnish