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.
-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.