Wash and trim
off stem end of beans, leaving the tail
Cut beans on the diagonal into 2-3 inch
pieces and set aside.
In bowl combine soy sauce, vinegar, sugar,
chili and pepper.
Heat water in stir fry pan until steaming,
add the beans and quickly cover them.
Cook exactly 3 minutes.
Remove the lid and let any remaining water
evaporate away, adding the oil, garlic and
ginger. Stir and cook about 2 minutes.
Add the reserved soy mixture and cook and
stir several minutes. Serve.