Green Bean Stir Fry
Stir fries are a quick and easy way to enjoy eating more vegetables. The green beans in this recipe are a source of fibre and iron, helping to boost your immune system.
Stirfrying is a way of cooking that helps vegetables keep their nutrients and stay crunchy. This dish is packed with plenty of healthy veg, and the coconut makes it extra yummy.
Green beans are found all across the world. They help boost your immune system, and are a source of fibre and iron.
|50g||desiccated coconut, unsweetened|
|2 tbsp||sunflower oil|
|6||spring onions, chopped|
|1||garlic clove, sliced|
|1||fennel bulb, sliced, core removed|
|150g||small broccoli florets|
|100g||green beans, trimmed|
|1 tbsp||rice vinegar|
|2 tbsp||soy sauce|
|1 tbsp||fresh coriander|
|1 tbsp||sesame seeds|
|75g||unsalted cashew nuts, toasted|
Place the coconut in a jug of warm water. Cover and leave for 20 minutes, then strain the coconut
through a sieve and reserve the liquid.
Heat the oil in a wok or frying pan and cook the spring onions, garlic, fennel, and broccoli for about 2 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Add the beans and cook for 4–5 minutes. Add the vinegar, soy sauce and 4 tbsps of reserved coconut water. Mix, then cook for 1 minute and take off the heat.
Add the beansprouts and the drained coconut. Sprinkle the coriander on top and mix everything together well.
Cook and drain the noodles as instructed on the packet. Spoon a portion into each of your serving bowls.
Spoon your Stir Fry on top of the noodles. Sprinkle sesame seeds and cashews on top. This will give the dish a crunchy and interesting texture.