Chinese Pea Pods
Chinese Vegetable recipes
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1 lb. sugar snap peas or snow peas
2 tsp. sherry
2 tsp. cornstarch
1/2 tsp. salt
1 Tbsp. canola oil
1 tsp. sesame oil
2 Tbsp. sesame seeds
The vivid green pea pods add a dramatic element to the table. A great springtime dish.
Try one of the pea pods to see if they need to be strung. If the strings are tough, pull them off.
In a large bowl, toss pea pods with cornstarch, sherry, and salt. Set aside. (Get the rest of the meal mostly ready; this only takes a few minutes to cook.)
When you're ready to cook, heat an electric skillet over high heat (or a wok, of course) and add canola oil. Add pea pods and stir fry to crisp tender.
Remove to serving platter. Drizzle with sesame oil and sprinkle with sesame seeds.
Submitted by Gretchen Grant
Contributed on: and modified on Wednesday May 16th, 2007