Sugar Snap Peas with Horseradish and Radishes

Sugar Snap Peas with Horseradish and Radishes

This dish, a former favorite recipe in Chef David Chang’s restaurants, is a play on horseradish wasabi peas. Sugar snap peas retain their integrity, vibrancy, and crunch when they’re steamed in the microwave. Seasoned with soy sauce, butter, salt, and lemon juice, then topped with grated fresh horseradish, and sliced radishes, this simple side dish packs a punch.

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Prep Time

5 mins

Cook Time

1:30-2 mins

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Ingredients

  • 8 oz (230g) sugar snap peas, tough filament removed
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • Grated fresh horseradish
  • 4 breakfast radishes, thinly sliced

Preparation

  1. Place the snap peas, butter, soy sauce and lemon juice in the Anyday dish. Cover with the lid (knob lifted). Cook in the microwave for 1:30-2 minutes, or until snap peas are cooked but still crunchy and bright green.
  2. Grate the horseradish on top of the snap peas and mix in the radishes. Serve while warm.

Serving suggestions & tips

  • Substitute fresh horseradish for prepared or creamed horseradish, but note that the prepared version will be much stronger, so use less.
  • If breakfast radishes are not available, use thinly sliced baby turnips.
  • Microwave ovens vary, even with the same wattages. Adjust cooking times as needed.