Charred Green Beans with Apricots

F&W's Justin Chapple adds sweet apricots to his fiery and fresh-tasting sautéed green beans.

Charred Green Beans with Apricots
Photo: © Nicole Franzen
Total Time:
20 mins


  • 1 1/2 tablespoons canola oil

  • 1/2 pound haricots verts

  • 3 apricots—halved, pitted and cut into 1/4-inch-thick wedges

  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice

  • 1 tablespoon Asian fish sauce

  • 1 Thai chile, thinly sliced

  • 1 cup mint leaves, chopped

  • Salt


  1. In a large skillet, heat the oil until shimmering. Add the green beans and cook over high heat until charred on the bottom, about 4 minutes. Remove from the heat and stir in the apricots, lime juice, fish sauce, chile and mint. Season with salt. Transfer to a platter and serve.

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