Asian Sugar Snap Pea Appetizers

sugar pea

This typical Asian delicacy is perfect for any occasion. It can be served hot or as a snack.


  • 1lb sugar snap peas, trimmed
  • 3 tablespoons garlic flavoured olive oil
  • 1/4 cup low sodium soy sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 2 drops chilli oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons toasted sesame seeds

Method of preparation:

Bring a pan of water to the boil and blanch the sugar snap peas for about 1 minute. Drain and immediately plunge into ice water to stop cooking. Drain again and set aside.

In a small bowl, whisk together the garlic flavoured olive oil, low-sodium soy sauce, sesame oil, chilli oil and brown sugar until well combined.

Place the blanched sugar snap peas in a large bowl and drizzle with the sauce. Toss to coat evenly.

Transfer the sugar snap peas to a serving platter and sprinkle with toasted sesame seeds.

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