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?
~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.
~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.
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
Have a great one!