Snow Pea Yakumo

approx 15 grams

Availability: In stock

$3.30

Details

A purple flowering variety producing large flat pods to 13cm long.
Incredibly tender and delicious, eat pod and all. The stems and
leaves of immature plants are commonly used as a vegetable
in Chinese cooking.
SALADS – STIR-FRIES – CURRIES – SAUTÉ – STEAM

How To Grow

In flat trenches 15cm (6in) wide, 5cm (2in) deep. Fill trenches with soil and gently firm down. If soil is damp no further watering is required until seedlings emerge – 7-10 days.

When To Plant

Autumn and Winter, Spring too in cooler climates.

Sow

Spring, Autumn, Winter

Soil Type

well drained

When

Autumn and Winter, Spring too in cooler climates.

Where

Direct into well-prepared bed in sunny position.

How Sow

In flat trenches 15cm (6in) wide, 5cm (2in) deep. Fill trenches with soil and gently firm down. If soil is damp no further watering is required until seedlings emerge – 7-10 days.

Care

Support plants with canes or trellis to aid growth. Protect from birds and keep weed free.

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Recipe

Chicken & Snow Pea Yakumo Stir Fry

Chicken & Snow Pea Yakumo Stir Fry

Ingredients

- 6 (about 800g) chicken thigh fillets, thinly sliced
- 2 carrots chopped
- 2 teaspoons sesame oil
- 1 teaspoon Chinese five spice
- 1 tablespoon peanut oil
- 250g snow peas (yakumo), trimmed
- 2 tablespoons oyster sauce
- 2 tablespoons kecap manis

Instructions

1) Combine the chicken, sesame oil and Chinese five spice in a glass or ceramic bowl. Set aside for 15 minutes to marinate.

2) Heat half the peanut oil in a wok over high heat until just smoking. 

3) Add one-quarter of the chicken mixture to the wok and stir-fry for 3 minutes or until golden brown. Repeat, in 3 more batches, with remaining chicken mixture, reheating the wok between batches.

4) Heat the remaining peanut oil in the wok until just smoking. Add the snow peas and stir-fry for 2 minutes or until the snow peas are bright green and tender crisp. Add the chicken mixture, oyster sauce and kecap manis and stir-fry for 1 minute or until the sauce thickens.


5) Serve as is or with rice.

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