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Sweet Potato and Green Bean Lemak

Key info

  • Difficulty
    › Easy
  • Prep time
    › 1/4 hr
  • Cook time
    › 10 min
  • Serves
    › 4


 1-2 tbsp vegetable sunflower oil

 300g sweet potato cut into bite size chunks (if using white sweet potato put into a bowl of water with lemon juice)

 500ml vegetable/ chicken stock

 125ml thick coconut milk

 400g blanched green beans cut into bite size lengths

 salt to season

 2tbsp chopped coriander to garnish


To make the spice paste

 1large echalion shallot finely chopped

 4 cloves garlic finely chopped

 2tbsp dried shrimps

 5 red chillies deseeded finely chopped

 1⁄2 tsp shrimp paste

 2-3 tbsp water 

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