|Ginger Snow Pea Rice|
|Written by Yuan Wang, Warren Sheir & Mika Ono|
Servings: Makes 3 to 4
This makes a delicious side dish or a snack, especially for someone recovering from stomach distress.
Themes and Variations
This recipe works well using a rice cooker. Sauté the ginger in a pan and add it to the rice cooker before starting, and follow the manufacturer's instructions for the water-to-rice ratio.
Especially Good For
Soothing the digestion, warding off some types of common cold, warming cold hands and feet.
For those familiar with Traditional Chinese Medicine
Ginger warms the Middle Burner, treats exterior Wind-Cold syndrome,warms the Lungs, and helps eliminate toxicity. Snow peas supplement the qi and nourish Blood.
From the book Ancient Wisdom, Modern Kitchen by Yuan Wang, Warren Sheir, and Mika Ono. Excerpted by arrangement with Da Capo Lifelong, a member of the Perseus Books Group. Copyright © 2010. www.dacapopresscookbooks.com