Vegetarian Kam Heong French Bean 素甘香四季豆

by Angie Liew
Vegetarian Kam Heong French Bean

 

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.

Vegetarian Kam Heong French Bean

 

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 素甘香四季豆

 

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!

Vegetarian Kam Heong French Bean 素甘香四季豆

Vegetarian Kam Heong French Bean 素甘香四季豆


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Vegetarian Kam Heong French Bean 素甘香四季豆
By Angie Liew of Huang Kitchen
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.
Serving For
2people
Prep Time
5minutes
Cook Time
5minutes
Serving For
2people
Prep Time
5minutes
Cook Time
5minutes
Ingredients
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Instructions
  1. Have ready the french beans (string beans) and other ingredients needed for this dish.
    Have ready the french beans (string beans) and other ingredients needed for this dish.
    Have ready the french beans (string beans) and other ingredients needed for this dish.
    Have ready the french beans (string beans) and other ingredients needed for this dish.
  2. First, snipped off both ends of the french beans.
    First, snipped off both ends of the french beans.
    First, snipped off both ends of the french beans.
    First, snipped off both ends of the french beans.
  3. Wash french beans thoroughly in clear and cool water. Rinse again to leave garden dirt behind.
    Wash french beans thoroughly in clear and cool water. Rinse again to leave garden dirt behind.
    Wash french beans thoroughly in clear and cool water. Rinse again to leave garden dirt behind.
    Wash french beans thoroughly in clear and cool water. Rinse again to leave garden dirt behind.
  4. Drain well and set aside.
    Drain well and set aside.
    Drain well and set aside.
    Drain well and set aside.
  5. Cut red chillies into sections.
    Cut red chillies into sections.
    Cut red chillies into sections.
    Cut red chillies into sections.
  6. (Optional): Cut lemongrass into long strips. And we're ready to fry the french beans. And we're ready to fry the french beans!
    (Optional): 
Cut lemongrass into long strips. And we're ready to fry the french beans. And we're ready to fry the french beans!
    (Optional): Cut lemongrass into long strips. And we're ready to fry the french beans. And we're ready to fry the french beans!
    (Optional): 
Cut lemongrass into long strips. And we're ready to fry the french beans. And we're ready to fry the french beans!
  7. Heat up oil in wok. Fry french beans and vegetarian meat in the hot oil till well cooked.
    Heat up oil in wok. Fry french beans and vegetarian meat in the hot oil till well cooked.
    Heat up oil in wok. Fry french beans and vegetarian meat in the hot oil till well cooked.
    Heat up oil in wok. Fry french beans and vegetarian meat in the hot oil till well cooked.
  8. When cooked, remove from wok.
    When cooked, remove from wok.
    When cooked, remove from wok.
    When cooked, remove from wok.
  9. Drained on plate and set aside.
    Drained on plate and set aside.
    Drained on plate and set aside.
    Drained on plate and set aside.
  10. Heat up the same wok and stir fry precooked Kam Heong sauce until fragrant.
    Heat up the same wok and stir fry precooked Kam Heong sauce until fragrant.
    Heat up the same wok and stir fry precooked Kam Heong sauce until fragrant.
    Heat up the same wok and stir fry precooked Kam Heong sauce until fragrant.
  11. Add in the fried french beans and vegetarian meat. Continue to stir fry till well mixed.
    Add in the fried french beans and vegetarian meat. Continue to stir fry till well mixed.
    Add in the fried french beans and vegetarian meat. Continue to stir fry till well mixed.
    Add in the fried french beans and vegetarian meat. Continue to stir fry till well mixed.
  12. Next, stir in cut red chillies and lemongrass.
    Next, stir in cut red chillies and lemongrass.
    Next, stir in cut red chillies and lemongrass.
    Next, stir in cut red chillies and lemongrass.
  13. Add in hot water and bring the liquid to a boil.
    Add in hot water and bring the liquid to a boil.
    Add in hot water and bring the liquid to a boil.
    Add in hot water and bring the liquid to a boil.
  14. 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!
    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!
    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!
    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!
  15. Serve immediately with steamed rice. As always, Enjoy!
    Serve immediately with steamed rice. As always, Enjoy!
    Serve immediately with steamed rice. As always, Enjoy!
    Serve immediately with steamed rice. As always, Enjoy!
Notes

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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