Recipe courtesy of Gourmet Magazine

Sugar Snap Peas with Ginger and Garlic

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 23 min
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cook: 8 min
  • Yield: 4 to 6 servings
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1 tablespoon olive oil

2 shallots, thinly sliced

1 tablespoon finely chopped peeled fresh ginger

1 garlic clove, finely chopped

3/4 pound sugar snap peas, trimmed

1/2 cup water

Salt and pepper

Chopped fresh mint


  1. Heat oil in a large skillet or wok over moderately high heat until hot but not smoking, then saute shallots, ginger, and garlic, stirring, 1 minute.
  2. Add peas and saute, stirring, 2 minutes. Add water and simmer, stirring occasionally, until peas are crisp-tender, about 2 minutes. Season with salt and pepper and sprinkle chopped fresh mint over top.