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Sesame Snow Peas in Apricot Sauce
2 tsp. olive oil
3 garlic cloves, peeled and minced
1 Tbls. sesame seeds
1/3 cup sliced, dried apricots
1/2 cup apricot preserve
1 Tbls. Braggs soy sauce
1 Tbls. Dijon mustard, or regular
1/2 lb. (250g) snow peas, trim ends
tofu (1 medium package) or 1 lb. chicken
1/2 tsp. grated fresh ginger


In a large frying pan over medium heat, add oil. Add garlic and saute for 1 minute. Add chicken if that is what you want, and cook until no longer pink. Or add cubed tofu and cook for 2 minutes.

Add the sesame seeds and saute for 2 minutes.

Add the apricots, water, apricot preserve, soy sauce, mustard and ginger. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 5 minutes.

Add snow peas and simmer until tender-crisp, about 5 minutes.

Serve with rice.

Preparation Time: 30 minutes Serves: 4-6
Recipe Origin: Canada
Submitted by:
Tanya Paulsen
British Columbia
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