Cook rice in 2 2/3 cups water as directed on package.
Meanwhile, in large skillet or wok, combine 2 tablespoons water and pea pods. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and cook 3 to 4 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain pea pods; wipe skillet clean with paper towel.
Heat oil in same skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add garlic and shrimp; cook and stir 2 to 3 minutes or until shrimp turn pink. Add sauce and pea pods; cook and stir 1 to 2 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Serve over rice.