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A bowl of garlic snow peas served in a white bowl with a glass of water

Stir fried snow peas

Stir-fried snow peas with garlic is a simple, crunchy, and delicious side dish that gets ready within 15 minutes. This vegan Asian dish has a very refreshing taste which everyone loves.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Asian
Diet Gluten Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 3
Calories 65kcal


  • 2 cups snow peas
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili flakes adjust as per taste
  • 1 teaspoon toasted black sesame seeds
  • Salt as per taste
  • Ground black pepper as per taste
  • 1/2 tablespoon vegetable oil/ olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil


  • Cut off the tips of the snow peas and remove the side strings.
  • Heat both the oils in a pan. Add chili flakes, saute for a few seconds and add snow peas, garlic, ginger, salt, and pepper.
  • Saute for about 5 minutes.
  • Sprinkle black sesame seeds and enjoy!


  • Instead of using chili flakes, Asian chili oil can be added too.
  • Don't overcook the snow peas, they should be cooked but remain crunchy.
  • More vegetables like carrots, French beans, broccoli, asparagus, or mushrooms can also be used in this recipe.
  • You can also add some lemon juice at the end.
  • For extra heat, add finely chopped chili peppers or hot sauce to the dish.


Calories: 65kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 6mg | Potassium: 131mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 760IU | Vitamin C: 40mg | Calcium: 35mg | Iron: 1mg