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Spicy Sautéed Snow Pea Tips

Snow pea tips are sweet and earthy and work well when paired with minced hot peppers and garlic.
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Cook Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 52kcal


  • Skillet


  • 1 tablespoon neutral cooking oil
  • 1 yellow onion peeled and thinly sliced
  • 3 scallions trimmed and minced
  • 3 cloves garlic peeled and minced
  • 2 Thai chili peppers trimmed and minced (or crushed red pepper)
  • 1 pound snow pea tips thoroughly washed
  • 2 teaspoons mirin or water
  • Salt and pepper to taste


Prepare the Snow Pea Tips:

  • In a wide skillet or wok, heat the 1 tablespoon neutral cooking oil over medium-high until very hot. Add the yellow onion and cook, stirring regularly, for 8 minutes until softened and beginning to brown. Add the scallions, minced Thai chili peppers, and the garlic and cook for 1 minute until fragrant.
  • Add the snow pea tips and the mirin and cover for 2-4 minutes until the greens begin to wilt.
  • Remove the lid and toss to combine everything in the skillet. Be careful not to overcook the greens. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Transfer the pea tips to a plate and keep warm.

To Serve:

  • Serve the sautéed snow pea tips with rice, beef, or as a side dish. Enjoy!


Calories: 52kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 4g | Sodium: 22mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin C: 8mg
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