Toasted Sesame Green Beans with Teriyaki Glaze


Hoisin, soy, sesame, and ginger scent this healthy green bean side dish recipe with tempting Asian flavors.

Toasted Sesame Green Beans Teriyaki Glaze serving bowl
Photo: Blaine Moats
Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
7 cups


  • 1 ½ pound green beans, trimmed

  • 1 cup julienned carrots (2 medium) or packaged fresh julienned carrots

  • ¾ cup chicken broth

  • ¼ cup soy sauce

  • ¼ cup hoisin sauce

  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch

  • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil

  • 3 tablespoon canola oil

  • 2 cup sliced fresh mushrooms

  • 1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger

  • 4 cloves garlic, minced

  • 2 tablespoon snipped fresh basil

  • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds

  • Fresh basil leaves


  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to boiling. Add green beans; return to boiling. Boil for 4 minutes. Add carrots; boil for 1 minute more. Drain well.

  2. In a small bowl stir together chicken broth, soy sauce, hoisin sauce, cornstarch, and sesame oil; set aside.

  3. In a large wok or an extra-large nonstick skillet heat canola oil over high heat. Add mushrooms, ginger, and garlic; cook and stir about 3 minutes or until mushrooms are tender. Stir broth mixture and add to skillet; cook and stir about 1 minute or until just thickened and bubbly. Stir in green beans and carrots and the 2 tablespoons basil; heat through.

  4. To serve, sprinkle with toasted sesame seeds and garnish with additional fresh basil leaves.

Make-Ahead Directions:

Green beans, carrots, mushrooms, garlic, and ginger can be cleaned and prepared up to 24 hours ahead. Store in separate containers in the refrigerator. If desired, cook beans and carrots as directed in Step 1. Plunge in a bowl of ice water to stop cooking; drain well. Place in an airtight container; cover. Chill for up to 24 hours.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

131 Calories
8g Fat
14g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 131
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 10%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 1mg 0%
Sodium 741mg 32%
Total Carbohydrate 14g 5%
Total Sugars 7g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 8.7mg 44%
Calcium 42mg 3%
Iron 1.3mg 7%
Potassium 314mg 7%
Folate, total 27.5mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.2mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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