Snow Peas and Carrots with Sesame and Garlic
This recipe makes 6 servings
|Per each of 6 servings: about||-|
|total fat||5 g|
|sat. fat||1 g|
- Portion size: 4 to 6
Serve this Asian-inspired side dish with chicken and steamed rice or noodles.
- 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
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.
Source : Canadian Living Magazine: May 2004