Oriental Snow Peas Recipe


Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexHealthy
Main Ingredient


 Peanut oil/Salad oil2 Tablespoon
 Chopped green onions1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Canned water chestnuts5 Ounce, drained and sliced very thin (2/3 Cup)
 Podded peas/1 7-ounce package frozen chinese pea pods1⁄2 Pound, podded (2 Cups, Chinese Variety)
 Sugar1 Teaspoon
 Monosodium glutamate1 Teaspoon
 Chicken broth1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Cornstarch2 Teaspoon
 Salt To Taste

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 586 Calories from Fat 273

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 31 g47.6%

Saturated Fat 5.2 g26.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 2270.7 mg94.6%

Total Carbohydrates 61 g20.5%

Dietary Fiber 14.6 g58.3%

Sugars 19.4 g

Protein 15 g29.9%

Vitamin A 72.9% Vitamin C 189.6%

Calcium 8.6% Iron 30.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Heat oil in skillet, or in Chinese wok.
Cook onion in hot oil till tender but not brown.
Add chestnuts, peas, and seasonings.
Reserve 2 tablespoons broth; add remainder to skillet.
Bring to boiling, separating frozen pods with fork.
Cover with aluminum foil and cook about 2 minutes over high heat.
Combine cornstarch and the reserved broth.
Push vegetables to one side and stir cornstarch mixture into broth; cook and stir till mixture thickens and comes to boiling, about 1 minute.
Salt to taste.