Green beans home recipes are widely prepared in China during the summer season. The reason is that according to Traditional Chinese medicine, green beans have the ability to cool the body. As against red beans that are believed to warm the blood, the Chinese use green beans recipes mainly during the summer to keep their body cool. They prepare recipes like green beans soup. The Chinese believe that consuming this veggie during the summer season will help with the prevention of illnesses caused by over-heating of the body during the summer. Green beans are also rich in vitamin K to bring health benefits.
For preparing the Chinese green beans recipe, you have the option to cook the green beans either separately or along with other ingredients. To cook it, bring water to boil in a bowl. Once the water starts boiling, add the completely cleaned beans to the water. Just close the lid of the cooking vessel for some time. After some time take out a bean and check whether it is properly cooked. Once cooked, you can drain the water and can add the cooked bean to any of your favorite Chinese recipes. You can also cook the green beans in a wok by adding a little oil and water.