300g French beans
150g Vietnamese sausage
1 tbsp fermented bean sauce
3 cloves garlic
01 Tear the tough veins off the French beans Break them down into short lengths. Rinse and blanch them in boiling water.
02 Slice the vietnamese sausage thinly.
03 Heat a wok and add 1 tbsp of oil.Put in the garlic and stir fry until fragrant. Add French beans, fermented bean sauce and 4 tbsps of water. Stir well. Add Vietnamese sausage and cover the lid. Cook for 3 more minutes.Stir well and serve.
Q:Why do you blanch the French beans first?
A:That would help remove the grassy taste of the French beans. It also partly cooks the French beans so that they don’t need to be stir-fried for too long.