Instant Pot Green Beans With Caramelized Shallots
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Recipe type: Side dish
Serves: 5 people
  • Olive oil- 1 tbsp
  • Garlic, sliced- 3
  • Shallots, cut long vertically- 4 or 6 pearl onions
  • Whole Green beans- 30
  • Soy sauce- 3 tbsp
  • Salt- ½ tsp
  • White Sesame seeds- 1 tbsp (optional)
  • Pecans or Walnuts- ¼ cup
  1. Add the green beans into the stainless steel pot along with 1 cup water.
  2. Select Saute setting, temperature should be medium.
  3. Close the pot with a lid, cook covered for a few minutes till green beans turn soft.
  4. Do not overcook the green beans.
  5. Drain the water & keep aside the cooked green beans.
  6. Select Saute setting, temperature should be medium.
  7. Let the stainless steel pot turn hot.
  8. Add oil followed by garlic; saute for 2 minutes.
  9. Add shallots, season with salt; saute for 2 minutes.
  10. Add pecans or walnuts, combine well, saute till shallots turn light golden in color.
  11. If the pot is turning brown, add ¼ cup & combine well.
  12. Add green beans, combine well.
  13. Add soy sauce & sesame seeds, combine well.
  14. Saute for 2 minutes.
  15. Remove the pot from the main pot.
  16. Transfer to a platter & enjoy.
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