Green Beans With Water Chestnuts

Green Beans With Water Chestnuts

12 oz. fresh green beans

1/2 cup chicken broth

1 teaspoon finely chopped ginger root

1 small clove garlic, finely chopped

1/3 cup thinly sliced water chestnuts

1 teaspoon soy sauce

Freshly ground black pepper

Slice the green beans and water chestnuts ahead of time, but cook just before meal time

Wash and drain green beans. French-cut in half lengthwise; set aside.

Combine chicken broth, ginger root and garlic in a fry pan; bring to a boil. Add green beans and water chestnuts. Sprinkle with soy sauce. Cover tightly and steam 7 to 8 minutes until tender-crisp.

Season to taste with pepper.

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