Sautéed String Beans Recipe Video

Ginisang Sitaw, (Sauteed String Beans) is a popular and common dish served in the Philippines. If you are a Filipino, then you know what this Pinoy recipe, and oh man, it is so good.


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time20 Min
Ready In30 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings4
Main Ingredient,


 String beans2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
 Cubed pork1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Shrimp1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Minced garlic1 Tablespoon
 Chopped onion3 Tablespoon
 Cooking oil2 Tablespoon
 Beef broth cube/Pork broth cubes2
 Salt/Fish sauce To Taste
 Oyster sauce3 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 280 Calories from Fat 141

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 16 g24.4%

Saturated Fat 3.7 g18.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 83.3 mg

Sodium 1376 mg57.3%

Total Carbohydrates 16 g5.2%

Dietary Fiber 5.4 g21.6%

Sugars 3.1 g

Protein 21 g41.9%

Vitamin A 1.2% Vitamin C 4.4%

Calcium 3.2% Iron 5.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Heat some cooking oil in a saucepan.
Saute the garlic, onion and tomato.
Saute the pork and let it cook.
When the pork is cooked, put in the shrimp. Let it cook for a few minutes.
Add the broth cubes. Let it dissolved.
Add the string beans.
Add the oyster sauce and give it a good mix.
Let it simmer for 5 to 10 minutes.
Season it with salt or fish sauce if needed.
When the string beans is cooked according to your preference, then its done.
Serve with steamed rice.
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Editors Review

Try some sautéed beans flavored with beef or chicken broth! Yes this is a side dish that is common in the Filipino household and absolutely sumptuous! See the video on this easy recipe demonstrated!