Sesame Ginger Sugar Snap Peas

Talk about dressing up a vegetable… this sauce elevates the already gorgeous sugar snap peas. It brings the heat but leaves a sweetness that makes it quite addicting! It is great served with salmon or an Asian inspired dish.

Sesame Ginger Sugar Snap Peas

Course Side Dish
Servings 4


  • 1 pound sugar snap peas trimmed
  • 2 tbsp avocado oil optional: substitute vegetable oil
  • 2 tbsp sweet red chili sauce
  • 1 tbsp toasted sesame oil
  • 1 tbsp sriracha
  • 1 tbsp oyster sauce
  • 1 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 1 tbsp arrowroot powder or corn starch
  • 1 tsp minced ginger
  • 1 tbsp toasted sesame seeds


  • Bring salted water to a boil. Blanch the sugar snap peas for 2 minutes. Drain and immerse in an ice bath. Dry completely with a towel.
  • Make the sesame ginger sauce. In a medium bowl, whisk together the avocado oil, toasted sesame seed oil, sweet red chili sauce, sriracha, oyster sauce, rice vinegar, minced ginger, and arrowroot powder (or corn starch).
  • Heat a cast iron or frying pan on medium heat. Pour in sauce and sugar snap peas. Bring to a simmer. Sprinkle the sesame seeds on top and serve.


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Bon Appétit!