Snow Peas and Carrots with Sesame and Garlic

Author: Canadian Living

Serve this Asian-inspired side dish with chicken and steamed rice or noodles.

  • Portion size 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 carrot
  • 2 cups snow pea
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon minced gingerroot
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon each salt and pepper
  • 1 teaspoon sesame seeds toasted

Method

Thinly slice carrots diagonally. Trim snow peas. Set aside separately.

In bowl, whisk together soy sauce, rice vinegar, sesame oil, sugar, ginger and garlic.

In large skillet, heat vegetable oil over medium heat; fry carrots, salt and pepper for 2 minutes. Add 2 tbsp (25 mL) water; cover and steam until slightly tender, about 3 minutes.

Add garlic mixture and snow peas; steam, covered, until tender-crisp, about 3 minutes. Sprinkle with sesame seeds.

Nutritional facts <b>Per each of 6 servings:</b> about

  • Sodium 389 mg
  • Protein 2 g
  • Calories 79.0
  • Total fat 5 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Saturated fat 1 g
  • Total carbohydrate 8 g

%RDI

  • Iron 6.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 6.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 3.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 91.0
  • Vitamin C 22.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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