Sunday Snapshots: Snow Peas

Sunday Snapshots: Snow Peas

Happy Sunday! Today I’m sharing some overdue snapshots of snow peas and a little information about them. They are one of my favorite ingredients. What about you, do you like them?

Sunday Snapshots: Snow Peas

~Also know as Chinese snow pea, Chinese pea pod, sugar pea, mangetout, or edible-podded pea.

~Are a legume or variety of pea that is eaten whole and while still unripe.

Sunday Snapshots: Snow Peas

~They are flat, and thin with tiny seeds inside. The taste crisp is a tad bit sweet.

~Use as soon as possible. Otherwise increase their shelf life by storing dry and inside a perforated bag in the refrigerator.

~Snow peas are low in calories and contain Vitamins A and C, as well as iron and potassium.

~Can be stir fried briefly, sautéed or eaten raw.

Sunday Snapshots: Snow Peas

Try these recipes
Asian Slaw with Ponzu Dressing by Steamy Kitchen

Stir Fried Shrimp with Red Bell Pepper and Snow Peas by Daily Musings

Slow-Cooker Coconut Ginger Chicken & Vegetables by Simple Bites

Sambal Goreng Printil by Javaholic

Stir Fry Sirloin with Snow Peas by Very Culinary

Snow Pea Salad with Sesame Dressing by A Thought For Food

Grilled manchego and snow pea sandwich by Petite Decadence

green pea curry by The Stone Soup

Eggplant and Snow Pea Curry by Fine Dinning Lovers

Sunday Snapshots: Snow Pease

Have a great one!

 

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Comments

  1. says

    Beautiful! One of my favorite things about Snow Peas is how quickly they cook. I often put some in a bowl with soaked rice noodles, some hot sauce and scallions before pouring on hot broth and eating them just barely cooked. They have such a great crunch and stay nice and green in the soup like that!

  2. says

    I like snow peas, but I never cook with them, ok, maybe one or twice-) I dont know why. They are so pretty and tasty. Thank you for amazing photos! Have a good evening!

  3. Eha says

    OK, I love aubergines and artichokes and asparagus in spring, but snow peas in Oz arrive all year round and I simply cannot get enough! Usually stirfry, with heaps of garlic and oft oyster sauce; just a tad, ’cause they have to be absolutely crispy :) ! Whateveer else is on the plate, they are the stars – and one of the very few vegetables I let stand on its own!!!!

  4. says

    So fresh and pretty-love the bright green color;-) I love snow peas-thanks for the recipes!
    I like to slice them in thin strips and add them raw to salads for a little healthy crunch;-)

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