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1. In 6-inch skillet heat oil over medium-high heat.* Using a slotted spoon, add half the shallots. Fry 3 to 4 minutes, until crisp and dark golden brown. Remove from oil; drain on double-thickness of paper towels. Cook remaining shallots. Set aside.
2. Meanwhile, in large pot cook beans, covered, in enough boiling water to cover for 6 to 8 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain and submerse in ice water to cool quickly; drain well.
3. Heat a 12-inch skillet over medium-high heat. Add butter and oil, swirling to coat skillet. Add beans. Cook about 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until beans are heated through. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Transfer to a serving bowl and top with shallot crisps. Makes 8 servings.