Ginger Chicken and Sweet Pea Salad

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Ginger Chicken and Sweet Pea Salad | www.thepeachkitchen.comI  declare September as my vegetable month.

You know, that month when I promise that most of the food that I’ll be cooking has vegetables in them.

I had a mental health check these past few days.. and I know most of what I’ve been eating are very unhealthy.

I need to change that.

But don’t get me wrong, I won’t give up my chocolates, cookies, cakes and deep fried pork bellies.

It’s just that I guess I need to eat less of them now..

I think Zucchini Chocolate Cake sprung from this kind of state of mind, hee.

Have your cake, your chocolate and your vegetable in one dish… LOL!

I’ll probably try making one  a few days from now…

Ginger Chicken and Sweet Pea Salad | www.thepeachkitchen.com
what if peanutbutter♥ calls me sweet pea, instead of mahal {love}?

This recipe is a great recipe for South Beach Diet phase 1 because it’s low fat and it has no carbs.  It’s also nice to make even if you’re not on SBD because it tastes great. The original recipe called for snow peas and scallions but I saw some good-looking sweet peas and I want to check out what’s the difference.

..and you know what? THERE IS NO DIFFERENCE!

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Ginger Chicken and Sweet Pea Salad

  • Author: Peachy Adarne

Ingredients

Scale
  • 250g sweet peas, strings removed
  • 1 tbsp plus 2 tbsp canola oil, divided
  • 1 tbsp plus 1 tbsp soy sauce, divided
  • 1 tbsp minced fresh ginger
  • 400g chicken thigh fillets
  • 2 tsp dark sesame oil

Instructions

  1. Bring medium saucepan of salted water to a boil.
  2. Fill a medium mixing bowl with ice and water.
  3. Boil sweet peas for 2 minutes,drain,place in ice water for 1 minute to chill.
  4. Drain and pat dry.
  5. Combine 2 tsp of the canola oil, 1 tbsp of the sot sauce, and ginger in a shallow bowl.
  6. Add chicken and toss to coat.
  7. Heat remaining canola oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  8. Add chicken and cook until golden and no longer pink inside,5 minutes per side.
  9. Transfer to cutting board and slice.
  10. Combine peas, sesame oil and remaining soy sauce in a mixing bowl: toss together.
  11. Serve pea salad with chicken.

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26 Responses

  1. This looks and sounds delicious!  I love ginger in my chicken and I bet the sweet peas add a nice crunch to this dish. Can’t wait to try it!

  2. Looks good! Nothing beats stir fried vegetables for a quick meal. And it’s so easy to make variations of vegetables!

  3. i love stir fried veggies. easy and delish. this one is really mouth watering. I read your about me page. I was amazed that you are  a law enforcer by profession. I thought you are a chef or someone who really studies culinary. I love that twist. 🙂

  4. Pareho lang ba ang sweet pea at snow pea? Meron pa akong naibili dito yung sugar snap peas… kakalito hehe.

  5. Sweet peas are really one of my fav and love how crunchy they taste all the time. This looks like a perfect light and quick meal !

  6. Crunchy sweet peas, one of my favorite veggies, you know what? i make it as a vegetable toppings in lucky pancit canton, voila! instant meal ahaha

    How’s Ykaie? was not able to blog hop lately, am full of backlogs 🙁

  7. What a lovely way to serve your vegetables! Thanks for sharing the the Hearth and Soul hop.

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I'm a foodie mommy living in the Philippines. I'm a mom to two daughters named PURPLE SKYE and PERIWINKLE MOONE and wife to a loving husband I fondly call peanutbutter♥. I am a foodie by heart, a coffee lover and a froyo and yogurt junkie. Learn more →

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