Monday, September 12, 2011

Take Out-but in!

After a hectic football weekend, I was ready for a simple dinner. I wanted something delicious and fulfilling but had no desire to leave the house or pay expensive delivery fees. Luckily I had planned ahead Friday and bought Trader Joe's Mandarin Orange Chicken. I made Spicy Snap Peas and Uncle Ben's 90 second Basmati Rice to go alongside the dish. Done in 15 minutes, I was left very satisfied with the no fuss dinner!

Spicy Snap Peas

2 cups snap peas
1 1/2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1 tsp red chili flakes
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp black pepper

Clean snap peas by removing the stem string. Heat oil in a saucepan, toss in snap peas and season with red chili flakes, salt, and pepper. Combine until season has coated snap peas evenly. Saute for 8 minutes. Serve!


  1. We love Trader's Mandarin Orange Chicken! It is one of our favs from the grocery store.