Skillet-Charred Green Beans with Crispy Bread-Crumb Topping
Appears in Cook's Illustrated September/October 2018, America's Test Kitchen TV
Skillet-charring produces deeply browned green beans with satisfying chew.
WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS
Deep-frying green beans evenly softens and blisters them, leaving them with a soft, appealingly dense, satisfying chew and concentrated flavor. To achieve those results without the hassle of frying, we first softened the beans by steaming t...