Yard Long Beans Recipe

yard long beans recipe

This is a great “clean out fridge“ dish.

So, use what you have...


  • Japanese fish broth (you can substitute with vegetable or chicken stock)
  • yard long beans
  • cherry tomatoes (you can substitute with regular tomatoes, cut up)
  • malabar spinach
  • kamaboko
  • bits of beef
  • leftover corn
  • udon noodles
  • a dash of soy sauce
  • ginger (optional) 
  • 1 Tb butter
  • 2 tsp honey
  • 2 Tb Harissa
  • 2 Tb mint


blister beans


1. Cut yard long beans into 4-5” pieces

2. In a very hot pan, blister beans.

3. Remove beans and put in a bowl.

4. Fry and blister tomatoes.

5. Add beans back

6. Mix of butter, Harissa, honey, lime juice.

7. Add butter mix to frying pan.

8. Stir beans and spices together.

9. Sprinkle chopped mint over  and stir.


It's ready to serve. Delicious!

fry ingredients together

Contributor: Florence Nishida


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  • Anthony Sheppard
    commented 2023-09-24 20:46:31 -0700
  • Anthony Sheppard
    commented 2023-09-24 20:46:07 -0700
    Thank you for sharing this wonderful recipe. I will make this dish for my family following your recipe. <a href=“”https://doodlebaseball.io" rel="nofollow">https://doodlebaseball.io">doodle baseball</a>
  • Florence Nishida
    published this page in Blog 2023-08-26 13:37:16 -0700