Ginger Snow Peas



Serving size

3 ounces snow peas
30 Minutes

This recipe can easily be multiplied and leftovers are good chilled.

Ginger Snow Peas


2 tsp. Sesame oil
1 tsp. Ginger root, raw (peeled and minced)
1 Small Shallots, raw (minced)
6 ounce snow peas
2 tsp. Low sodium soy sauce (or gluten-free tamari sauce)
1 to taste Black pepper


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

Add the ginger and shallot.

Cook for about 8 minutes stirring frequently.

Add the snow peas and cook for about 4 minutes. Stir frequently.

Add the soy sauce and pepper. Toss well.

Cook for another 4 to 6 minutes. Stir frequently.


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GERD / Acid Reflux

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


This recipe is safe for those who are lactose intolerant.

Coumadin® (Warfarin)

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

Gluten Sensitivity

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


This is a low sodium recipe.

Recipe Notes

Snow peas are delicate but at the same time offer a great crunchy texture. The key is to not overcook them. For a simple sauté like this one, or even steaming, they don’t need to cook for more than about 8 to 10 minutes.

This simple side dish will go well with any Asian meal.

"He who eats with most pleasure is he who least requires sauce."

Xenophon, Greek soldier