Ponzu Pea Pods

A quick and easy recipe that is perfect for a light appetizer, a sushi side, as an international side dish or even alone as a snack.

pea pods in bowl 06 2008

Serves 4

1 cup water

2 cups pea pods, trimmed and strings removed

1 tablespoon tamari

1/2 teaspoon toasted sesame oil

1/2 teaspoon brown rice vinegar

1/2 teaspoon mirin

Heat water in a 2 quart saucepan at medium high heat.  Add pea pods and cover.  Cook for 30 to 45 seconds, blanching the pea pods.  Turn off the burner and drain water.  Add remaining ingredients.  Toss pea pods together and serve immediately

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