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What is a good recipe for snow peas?

I would like to have a recipe for cooking snow peas or Chinese peapods.
Submitted by ladybug6101

The recipe below uses fresh snow peas. For even more recipe ideas using fresh peas, check out this story: http://www.bhg.com/recipes/entertaining/seasonal/pea-recipes/

Asparagus and Snow Pea Stir-Fry

Ingredients

  • 1  pound  asparagus spears
  • 2  teaspoons  grated fresh ginger
  • 2  cloves  garlic, minced
  • 1  tablespoon  cooking oil
  • 1  medium  red onion, cut into thin wedges
  • 1  medium  red sweet pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2  cups  fresh sugar snap peas or frozen loose-pack sugar snap peas
  • 1  tablespoon  sesame seeds
  • 2  tablespoons  soy sauce
  • 2  tablespoons  rice vinegar
  • 1  tablespoon  packed brown sugar
  • 1  teaspoon  toasted sesame oil

Directions

1. Snap off and discard woody bases from asparagus. If desired, scrape off scales. Bias-slice asparagus into 2-inch pieces (you should have about 3 cups).

2. In a wok or large skillet cook and stir ginger and garlic in hot oil over medium-high heat for 15 seconds. Add asparagus, onion, and sweet pepper; cook and stir for 3 minutes. Add sugar snap peas and sesame seeds; cook and stir for 3 to 4 minutes more or until vegetables are crisp-tender.

3. Add soy sauce, rice vinegar, brown sugar, and toasted sesame oil; toss to coat. If desired, serve with a slotted spoon.

4. Makes 6 servings

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 106,
  • Total Fat (g) 4,
  • Saturated Fat (g) 1,
  • Monounsaturated Fat (g) 1,
  • Polyunsaturated Fat (g) 1,
  • Cholesterol (mg) 0,
  • Sodium (mg) 319,
  • Carbohydrate (g) 14,
  • Total Sugar (g) 5,
  • Fiber (g) 3,
  • Protein (g) 4,
  • Vitamin C (DV%) 80,
  • Calcium (DV%) 5,
  • Iron (DV%) 11,
  • Vegetables (d.e.) 2,
  • Fat (d.e.) 1,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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