Asian Snow Peas

Last updated: May 16, 2022

This Asian-inspired recipe is easy and ready in minutes. Look for fresh or frozen snow peas in your local grocery store.Asian Snow Peas

  • 1 tsp. sesame oil
  • 1/2 pound fresh or frozen snow peas, ends trimmed
  • 1/2 cup carrots, sliced diagonally
  • 1/4 cup canned water chestnuts, sliced, no salt added
  • 1/2 cup low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 tsp. low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tsp. cornstarch

Add oil to a nonstick skillet and heat over medium-high heat until hot. Add snow peas and carrots. Saute for 2 minutes. Add water chestnuts and chicken broth. Bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes or until vegetables are crisp-tender. Combine soy sauce and cornstarch in a small bowl and stir until cornstarch dissolves. Add to vegetable mixture. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until sauce thickens. Serve immediately.

Makes 4 servings.

Per serving: 60 calories. Fat: 2 grams. Sodium: 65 milligrams. Fiber: 2 grams. Saturated Fat: 0 grams. Total Carbohydrates: 9 grams. Protein: 3 grams.

Recipe adapted from

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