Oseng-oseng Buncis: Javanese Wok Tossed Green Bean

  • Fresh green beans, trimmed
  • 1 tbs minced garlic
  • 2 tbs minced shallot
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tsp fish sauce
  • 1/2 tsp oyster sauce
  • 2 tbs kecap manis (sweet / palm sugar soy sauce)
  • French onion / shallot crust
  • Olive oil / vegetable oil
  • Water/vegetable stock as needed
  1. In a large wok, heat oil over medium heat. 
  2. Brown the shallot. 
  3. Add the green beans and cook, stirring 2 to 3 minutes until dark green. Add 2 tbs of water / vegetable stock - turn the heat up and let the beans sit until the water is almost gone. 
  4. Add garlic, stir constantly for 2 minutes. Add all sauces, stir to incorporate, and heat another minute. 
  5. Transfer to a serving dish, top with french onion / shallot crust.