Garlicky Glazed Dragon's Tongue Beans

This recipes works well for both Dragon’s Tongue and green beans.

-Wash, trim and cut 3/4 pound of beans into 3-inch lengths.

-To make the stir-fry sauce add the following together in a small bowl:

¼ cup soy sauce

3 TBS sake

1½ TBS sugar

½ cup water

-Stir to dissolve sugar.

-Set aside.

-Heat 1½ TBS ghee or extra virgin olive oil in a wok until very hot.

-Add 4 cloves of finely chopped garlic and stir-fry over high for about 15 seconds.

-Add beans and stir-fry over high heat for about 1 minute.

-Add sauce mixture and heat until boiling.

-Cover, reduce heat to medium and cook for 5 minutes.

-Uncover, increase heat to high and cook stirring occasionally until sauce is reduced to a glaze and beans are just tender.

-Serve hot or at room temperature or even cold the next day.