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Broad Beans (fava Beans) Stir-fried With Szechuan Pepper
From: Jewelies

I love broad beans especially with szechuan pepper!


  • 400 g broad beans, podded
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon szechwan pepper, ground
  • 1 teaspoon caster sugar
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon rice wine
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon chili bean paste or chili sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sesame seed, toasted

Cook broad beans in simmering salted water for 4 minutes.

Drain, reserving a ladleful of cooking water.

Refresh the beans under cold running water and drain again.

Gently shell beans.

Heat oil in a wok over high heat, add beans and toss for 1 minute.

Add szechuan pepper, sugar, soy sauce, rice wine, vinegar and bean paste, tossing well.

Add 2-3 tablespoons of the bean cooking water and cook for 2 minutes, tossing over high heat.

The beans should be tender and lightly coated with the sauce.

Serve scattered with sesame seeds.