Pea pods were made for stir-fry dishes. This subtly flavored recipe calls for snow peas, but you could easily substitute snap peas. Serve with brown rice for a balanced and nutritious meal.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


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  • Thaw shrimp, if frozen. Peel and devein shrimp, leaving tails intact if desired. Rinse shrimp; pat dry. For sauce, in a small bowl combine chicken broth, soy sauce, cornstarch, ginger, oil, garlic, salt and crushed red pepper.

  • In a 12-inch skillet or a wok heat vegetable oil over medium-high. Add onion and carrots; cook and stir 3 to 4 minutes or just until beginning to soften. Add pea pods; cook and stir 3 minutes. Add shrimp; cook and stir 3 minutes more or just until shrimp are opaque. Add sauce; cook and stir until thick and bubbly.

  • Serve shrimp mixture over rice.

Nutrition Facts

323.2 calories; protein 25.5g 51% DV; carbohydrates 32.5g 11% DV; exchange other carbs 2; dietary fiber 4.9g 20% DV; sugars 7.3g; fat 10.5g 16% DV; saturated fat 1.4g 7% DV; cholesterol 158.8mg 53% DV; vitamin a iu 6020.8IU 120% DV; vitamin c 56.7mg 94% DV; folate 56mcg 14% DV; calcium 127.7mg 13% DV; iron 3mg 16% DV; magnesium 89.3mg 32% DV; potassium 681.2mg 19% DV; sodium 498.8mg 20% DV.