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Asian Snow Peas

Recipe Summary

Preparation time: 10 minutes

Number of servings: 4


    • 1 tsp sesame oil
    • 1/2 lb fresh snow pea pods, trimmed
    • 1/2 cup diagonally sliced carrots
    • 1/4 cup sliced water chestnuts
    • 1/2 cup low-sodium chicken broth
    • 1 tsp low-sodium soy sauce
    • 1 tsp cornstarch


Add oil to a nonstick skillet, and heat over medium-high heat until hot. Add snow peas and carrots. Sauté 2 minutes. Add water chestnuts and broth. Bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 5 minutes or until vegetables are crisp-tender.

Combine soy sauce and cornstarch; stir until cornstarch dissolves. Add to vegetable mixture. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until sauce thickens.

Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts
Asian Snow Peas
Serving Size 1/4 of recipe
Amount Per Serving 
Calories 50 Calories from Fat 15
% Daily Value (DV)* 
Total Fat 2g 2%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 65mg 3%
Total Carbohydrates 8g 3%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 8g
Protein 2g  
Vitamin A 90%
Vitamin C 50%
Calcium 4%
Iron 30%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000-calorie diet.
Diabetic Exchange**
Carbohydrates 0
Meat 0
Fruit 0
Vegetable 2
Milk 0
Fat 0
Other 0

** Diabetic exchanges are calculated based on the American Diabetes Association Exchange System. This site rounds exchanges up or down to equal whole numbers. Therefore, partial exchanges are not included.

Reproduced from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Used with permission.
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Recipes that are "low fat," "low calorie," low cholesterol," and/or "low sodium" conform to the relevant criteria from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.