Stir-Fried Pea Shoots

Author: Canadian Living

This is a great, simple recipe that really accentuates the natural pea flavour of these tender shoots. If you like it hot, stir-fry two or three whole dried chilies along with the garlic.

  • Portion size 4 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: June 2004

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 3 cloves garlic thinly sliced
  • 1 teaspoon grated gingerroot
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 6 cups pea shoots (or 4 cups snow peas, trimmed)

Method

In wok or large skillet, heat oil over high heat; stir-fry garlic, ginger and salt until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Add pea shoots; stir-fry until slightly wilted, about 3 minutes.

Nutritional facts <b>Per serving:</b> about

  • Sodium 180 mg
  • Protein 16 g
  • Calories 265.0
  • Total fat 5 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Saturated fat trace
  • Total carbohydrate 52 g

%RDI

  • Iron 29.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 100.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 6.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 3.0
  • Vitamin C 27.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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