Vegetarian Kam Heong French Bean 素甘香四季豆

by Angie Liew
Vegetarian Kam Heong French Bean
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Vegetarian Kam Heong French Bean 素甘香四季豆

A Simple Stir Fry Vegetable Dish That Is Packed With Flavour: Vegetarian Kam Heong French Bean 素金香四季豆

Vegetarian Kam Heong French Bean is a simple stir fry dish of french beans with vegetarian Kam Heong sauce. It’s a pleasant alternative for vegetarians who enjoy flavourful vegetarian dishes. The essence of this dish is from the sauce and the great flavours came from tossing the french beans with the aromatic vegetarian Kam Heong sauce. 

For this recipe, we are using our very own vegetarian Kam Heong sauce that we have made in the earlier recipe: https://www.huangkitchen.com/vegetarian-kam-heong-sauce/

 

Vegetarian Kam Heong French Bean 素甘香四季豆

The Name Perfectly Describes The Dish

The word ‘Kam Heong’  (金香) means fragrant in Chinese and it perfectly described the dish. A profusion of smells from the combination of curry leaves, curry powder, candlenuts, chillies and vegetarian dried shrimps can simply lift one’s taste bud instantly.

Vegetarian Kam Heong French Bean

Fresh and Crunch French Beans Stir Fried With Fragrant Savoury Sauce

This recipe for Vegetarian Kam Heong French Bean results in french beans that still have a bit of crunch to them. This stir fry cooks up quickly. Yes, it couldn’t be easier. Just be sure that the french beans used are fresh and tender. Vegetarian Kam Heong French Bean is so flavourful and it’s as good  if not better than the non-vegetarian version of Kam Heong French Bean. As always, ENJOY!

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Vegetarian Kam Heong French Bean 素甘香四季豆

Recipe by Huang Kitchen, Angie Liew
Vegetarian Kam Heong French Bean is a simple stir fry dish of french beans with vegetarian Kam Heong sauce. This recipe results in french beans that still have a bit of crunch to them. This stir fry cooks up quickly so be sure to use fresh and tender french beans for best results.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time10 mins
Servings: 2 people

Ingredients

  • 200 gram french beans
  • 2 red chillies, cut into sections
  • 2 lemongrass, cut into sections
  • 50 gram vegetarian meat, cut into slices
  • 3 tbsp Kam Heong Sauce
  • 2 tbsp hot water, preferably hot water
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil, to fry french beans & vegetarian meat

    Instructions

    • Vegetarian Kam Heong French Bean
      Have ready the french beans (string beans) and other ingredients needed for this dish.
    • Vegetarian Kam Heong French Bean
      First, snipped off both ends of the french beans.
    • Vegetarian Kam Heong French Bean
      Wash french beans thoroughly in clear and cool water. Rinse again to leave garden dirt behind.
    • Vegetarian Kam Heong French Bean
      Drain well and set aside.
    • Vegetarian Kam Heong French Bean
      Cut red chillies into sections.
    • Vegetarian Kam Heong French Bean
      (Optional): Cut lemongrass into long strips. And we’re ready to fry the french beans. And we’re ready to fry the french beans!
    • Vegetarian Kam Heong French Bean
      Heat up oil in wok. Fry french beans and vegetarian meat in the hot oil till well cooked.
    • Vegetarian Kam Heong French Bean
      When cooked, remove from wok.
    • Vegetarian Kam Heong French Bean
      Drained on plate and set aside.
    • Vegetarian Kam Heong French Bean
      Heat up the same wok and stir fry precooked Kam Heong sauce until fragrant.
    • Vegetarian Kam Heong French Bean
      Add in the fried french beans and vegetarian meat. Continue to stir fry till well mixed.
    • Vegetarian Kam Heong French Bean
      Next, stir in cut red chillies and lemongrass.
    • Vegetarian Kam Heong French Bean
      Add in hot water and bring the liquid to a boil.
    • Vegetarian Kam Heong French Bean
      Toss to combine until the liquid dries up and the french beans has been well flavoured with the sauce, about 2 minutes. The french beans should still be somewhat crisp. And we’re done!
    • Vegetarian Kam Heong French Bean
      Serve immediately with steamed rice. As always, Enjoy!

Enjoy!

Recipe Video

Notes

  • See Recipe for Vegetarian Kam Heong Sauce: https://www.huangkitchen.com/vegetarian-kam-heong-sauce/
  • If you’re planning to make your own vegetarian meat, see our recipe here.
  • This dish may taste a bit salty so it goes really well with steamed rice.
  • Be sure to use fresh and tender french beans to ensure it’s crispy and crunchy when fried.
  • To know if the french beans are fresh, just break one in half and it should “snap”. If it bends limply, then it’s not fresh.

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