STIR-FRIED SNOW PEAS WITH GINGER (for four)
“The finishing touch of hot sesame oil is a common garnish in Hong Kong and a nice one.” Mark Bittman
2 tablespoons peanut oil
1 tablespoon peeled, minced fresh ginger (or more to taste)
4 cups snow peas, trimmed and strings removed
2 tablespoons s oy sauce
2 tablespoons dark sesame oil
salt and pepper, to taste
- Put peanut oil in a 10 to 12 inch skillet, preferably nonstick, over high heat. A minute later, add ginger and snow peas. Stir and toss occasionally, until they are lightly browned and their green color is vivid, about 2 minutes. Add soy sauce and transfer to a platter.
- Add dark sesame oil to the same pan and heat for about 10 seconds. Pour over the snow peas, season with salt and pepper and serve immediately.
from Mark Bittman, The Best Recipes in the World