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Green Beans with Coconut

No recipe image available.Turn simple green beans into an exotic side dish with the flavor additions of coriander seed, gingerroot and coconut.

Recipe Ingredients:

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

Cooking Directions:

  1. Clean green beans, slice into 2-inch pieces and set aside.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.