Special Diet Information

Coumadin® (Warfarin)
This recipe is NOT safe for Coumadin (warfarin) users.

This recipe is safe for those who are lactose intolerant.

This is a low sodium recipe.

GERD / Acid Reflux
This recipe contains GERD triggers and those with GERD may wish to avoid it.

Gluten Sensitivity
This recipe is safe for those who are sensitive to gluten. Use gluten-free tamari sauce in this dish.


"I must be like the princess who felt the pea through seven mattresses; each book is a pea."
-C. S. Forester, Author

The refrigerator light goes on...

Quick and spicy, these peas are a great side dish for any of your Asian inspired dishes.



Asian Spiced Snap Peas

Servings: 2 | Serving size: 4 ounces

Cooking Time: 15 Minutes

This recipe can be multiplied by 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8.

This recipe makes good leftovers, and served cold would make a nice addition to salads.

1 tsp sesame oil
1 medium shallot (minced)
8 ounces snap peas
1/8 tsp five spice powder
1/8 tsp ground ginger
1 tsp low sodium soy or gluten-free tamari sauce
fresh ground black pepper (to taste)
1 tsp sesame seeds
1 tsp unsalted butter

Place the sesame oil in a large skillet over medium heat.

Add the minced shallot and cook for about 1 minute.

Add the snap peas, five spice powder, ginger, soy sauce and pepper and cook for about 5 minutes, stirring frequently.

Add the sesame seeds and the butter and cook for another 3 to 5 minutes. Serve.

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: 4 ounces

Servings: 2

Amount Per Serving

Calories 117 Calories from Fat 47
% Daily Value
Total Fat 6g 8%
    Saturated Fat 2g 10%
    Monounsaturated Fat 1g
    Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 5mg 2%
Sodium 96mg 4%
Total Carbohydrates 13g 6%
    Dietary Fiber 4g 9%
    Sugars 4g
Protein 5g
Vitamin A 31% Vitamin C 116%
Calcium 6% Iron 17%
Vitamin K 29 mcg Potassium 339 mg
Magnesium 41 mg