Pacific Northwest Stir-Fried Asparagus & Sugar Snap Peas

"Nice bright crunchy side dish that goes well with Pacific Northwest Poached Salmon in White Wine Bouillon. This recipe is from Taste magazine which is put out by various Liquor Distributors."
photo by Rita1652 photo by Rita1652
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photo by Andi Longmeadow Farm photo by Andi Longmeadow Farm
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  • Trim tough ends from asparagus and slice stalks diagonally into 2 inch pieces. Place in a large bowl.
  • Pinch bakc the stem ends of sugar snap peas and pull the string down the length. Add to asparagus in bowl.
  • In a large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat; add vegetables and stir-fry for 5 minutes, stirring occassionaly.
  • Sprinkle with seasonings to taste - be generous!
  • Continue to cook for 3 more minutes or until veggies are cooked but crispy.
  • Transfer to a heated dish and serve immediately.

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  1. Teddy in CO
    This was just sooo good and so easy. I'm so happy to have another terrific recipe from I went easy on the red pepper flakes, next time I'll use more, and I will definitely be making this many times more - my 2 favorite vegetables, just so tasty! We had it as a side with stroganoff this time. Just delicious.
  2. Rita1652
    Simply crunchy and fresh with a nice heat! Very quick to make. Would be great as an appetizer for dipping. Leftovers are going into a quiche. Thanks
  3. Andi Longmeadow Farm
    Another asparagus treat that is out of this world! Asparagus, fresh snow peas, and hot peppers my absolute fav. This was so quick and yummy, I broke off the ends of asparagus, cleaned up the snow peas a bit, put them both in a searing, I mean searing hot pan that had a spot of olive oil. Flash cooked em' so it reserved their shape as well as the beautiful green color. The crispness was terrific, and since I had a bit of mushrooms that needed to be used, I tossed in those too. Oh asparagus oh how I do love thee. Thank you Beautiful BC, just outstanding, another winner by you!
  4. littleturtle
    Yum! A new favorite way to do asparagus. I'm not very good at step 2, but I imagine I'll improve with practice. I used 1 tsp sea salt, 1/4 tsp black pepper, and 1/8 tsp red pepper flakes. Will definately make this again and again. Thanks.



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