Tested till perfect Snow Peas and Carrots with Sesame and Garlic

Snow Peas and Carrots with Sesame and Garlic

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

By The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

Source: Canadian Living Magazine: May 2004

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  • Portion size 4 to 6

Ingredients

  • 3 3carrotcarrots
  • 2 cups 2cupssnow peasnow peas
  • 1 tbsp 1tbspsoy sauce
  • 1 tbsp 1tbsprice vinegar
  • 1 tbsp 1tbspsesame oil
  • 1 tsp 1tspgranulated sugar
  • 1 tsp 1tspminced gingerroot
  • 4 4cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp 1tbspvegetable oil
  • 1/2 tsp 1/2tspeach salt and pepper
  • 1 tsp 1tspsesame seeds, toasted
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Preparation

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 Information Per each of 6 servings: about

cal 79 pro 2g total fat 5g sat. fat 1g
carb 8g fibre 2g chol 0mg sodium 389mg

% RDI:

calcium 3 iron 6 vit A 91 vit C 22
folate 6
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