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. Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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 calories; 10.5 g total fat; 1.4 g saturated fat; 159 mg cholesterol; 499 mg sodium. 681 mg potassium; 32.5 g carbohydrates; 4.9 g fiber; 7 g sugar; 25.5 g protein; 6021 IU vitamin a iu; 57 mg vitamin c; 56 mcg folate; 128 mg calcium; 3 mg iron; 89 mg magnesium;