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Thai Sweet Chili Green Beans

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Thai Sweet Chili Green Beans will rock your vegetable world!  You’ll love this new way to enjoy green beans that’s a little spicy and a whole lot delicious!
Course Side Dishes - Vegetables
Cuisine Thai
Diet Low Calorie, Low Fat, Low Lactose, Vegetarian
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Servings 6
Calories 119


  • 1 tablespoon canola oil or vegetable oil
  • 4 cloves garlic thinly sliced
  • 2 pounds green beans ends trimmed
  • cup vegetable broth or chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • ½ cup sweet chili sauce
  • 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes optional
  • Salt to taste


  • In a large skillet or wok, heat oil over medium-high heat. Cook garlic 30 seconds to 1 minute or until fragrant.
  • Add green beans and cook, stirring often or until beans are beginning to brown.
  • Add broth and soy sauce. Cover and let cook 4 to 5 minutes or until crisp-tender.
  • Add sweet chili sauce, crushed red pepper flakes and salt to taste.
  • Heat through. Transfer to a serving bowl and serve immediately.



Prep time depends upon whether you need to trim the stem end from the beans. It generally takes me about 10-15 minutes to do 2 pounds.


Serving: 1 | Calories: 119kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Sodium: 615mg | Potassium: 346mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 1170IU | Vitamin C: 19mg | Calcium: 62mg | Iron: 2mg