Green Beans with Coconut
Turn simple green beans into an exotic side dish with the flavor additions of coriander seed, gingerroot and coconut.
2 pounds fresh green beans
1 tablespoon butter
1 teaspoon mustard seed
2 teaspoons coriander seed
1/2 cup finely chopped onion
1 teaspoon grated fresh gingerroot
2 teaspoons salt
1/2 cup flaked coconut
Dash hot pepper sauce
- Clean green beans, slice into 2-inch pieces and set aside.
- In large skillet melt butter over medium-high heat. Sauté mustard seed, coriander seed, onion and gingerroot for 1 minute. Stir in beans and salt. Stir-fry for about 5 minutes, until beans are still crisp.
- Stir in coconut and hot pepper sauce. Cover, lower heat and cook for about 10 minutes, until beans are tender.
Makes 6 to 8 servings.
Recipe provided courtesy of National Pork Board.