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Sunday Snapshots: Snow Peas

by Spicie Foodie on November 18, 2012

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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{ 17 comments… read them below or add one }

1 Rosa November 18, 2012 at 1:43 PM

I love snow peas. Great clicks!

Cheers,

Rosa

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2 Spicie Foodie November 18, 2012 at 4:05 PM

Thank you Rosa!

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3 Victoria of Flavors of the Sun November 18, 2012 at 5:12 PM

Gasp! You help us see the world through new eyes. Thank you.

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4 Spicie Foodie November 18, 2012 at 9:34 PM

Thank you Victoria:)

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5 tania@mykitchenstories.com.au November 18, 2012 at 8:47 PM

Nancy, Its amazing how beautiful a green vegetable can be isnt it?

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6 Spicie Foodie November 18, 2012 at 9:34 PM

They really are:)

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7 Laura (Tutti Dolci) November 18, 2012 at 9:00 PM

I love snow peas, especially in stir fry. Beautiful photos!

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8 Spicie Foodie November 18, 2012 at 9:34 PM

Me too and they are perfect for stir fries. Thanks Laura!

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9 Alyssa (Everyday Maven) November 18, 2012 at 11:53 PM

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!

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10 Ramona November 19, 2012 at 12:36 AM

Gor-g-eous!! I love snow peas and you make the look like a peace of art. :)

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11 yummychunklet November 19, 2012 at 1:39 AM

Such intense green. Love it.

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12 Yelena November 19, 2012 at 2:03 AM

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!

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13 Eha November 19, 2012 at 2:42 AM

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!!!!

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14 Angie@Angie's Recipes November 19, 2012 at 6:04 AM

Absolutely beautiful!

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15 Phong Hong November 19, 2012 at 11:12 AM

Nancy, I never gave snow peas a second glance. And you made me admire them!

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16 Helene Dsouza I Masala Herb November 21, 2012 at 3:45 PM

I don’t think so I know the snow pea, I would have remembered it. The green comes out so well with the dark background and the tiny water droplets are refreshing. I feel like cooking them right now!

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17 Patty November 25, 2012 at 12:12 AM

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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