The fried rice can stand along as a one-dish meal; however, if you desire a crunchy side, a quick toss of snow peas with soy sauce and sesame oil fills the bill. You can even stir the snow peas into the fried rice. (Serves 6)

Yang Chow Fried Rice

Credit: Randy Mayor

Sesame-Soy Snow Peas
Steam 4 cups trimmed snow peas 2 minutes or until crisp-tender. Combine 2 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce, 1 tablespoon dark sesame oil, and 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper in a large bowl. Add snow peas; toss to coat.

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