Snow pea tips, also called pea tendrils or pea shoots, are spring vegetable which have a wonderful, sweet flavor is also a very tender delicious vegetable.Last summer ,I do planted some snow pea and sweet pea in my garden but I didn't have the urge to pick the pea tips for cooking even though I heard from friends that the pea tips is great for cooking.Recently when I shop at Asian market in NYC , I saw pea tips on sale and suddenly I have the urge to try this vegetable.Maybe it's because I get bored eating the same kind of greens everyday..To my surprised, I found stir-fry snow pea tips is really tender crisp and delicious!! Trust me,all I need to stir fry is some oil,garlic and salt!! taaa-dah!!Ingredients:
2 lbs Snow pea tips or pea tendrils or pea shoots,washed and drained
1 bulbs fresh garlic,peeled and sliced
4-5 tbsp olive oil or regular oil
handful shredded carrot *optional*
some ground black pepper
salt to taste
1:Heat large skillet or wok with oil at high heat.Add in garlic,fry until fragrant.Toss in snow pea tips, or pea tendrils or pea shoots and carrot,mix well.Stir-fry the vegetable for 2-3 minutes,then add in salt to taste and ground pepper.
2:Make sure the vegetable is crisp and tender not over cooked..Removed from heat.Serve immediately with warm rice.