Sugar Snap Pea Shrimp and Quinoa Stir Fry is a healthy alternative to the higher sodium and fat stir fry dish, without loosing any taste. A quick and easy dish to pull together, makes it a great weeknight dinner.
My snap peas are in full flush now and I pick handfuls each day. Sugar Snap Peas are one of the easiest and cleanest veggies to grow. Peas like it cool and wet so spring is the perfect time to plant them. I planted mine back in early March and the vines have grown to the top of their trellis and are loaded with sweet pea pods. To learn how to grow peas click here.
Sugar Snap Peas are good for you too. High in vitamin C, A and fiber this water-soluble, antioxidant veggie has the vitamin power to speed wound healing, boosts immunity and also aids in the production of collagen. Yep, helps you look younger inside and out.
With the protein of the Quinoa, Egg and Shrimp this is a dish to please everyone filling you up without weighing you down. What will make you put this on your weekly dinner rotation is that this dish is done in less than 30 minutes. Add in that it is healthy, sumptuous and satisfying, it is a great way to get your chinese food cravings in a healthy way. Have a great week!
P.S If you are looking for another great Quinoa recipe check out my Salmon with Quinoa Feta and Spinach dish.