To reduce sodium, use unsalted roasted peanuts. Each serving with unsalted roasted peanuts contains about 37 fewer milligrams of sodium per serving.
Cut the pea pods in half at an angle to provide a more interesting shape.
Finish this Asian-inspired rice meal with litchi nuts and green tea ice cream. The rough, bright-red shell of fresh litchis surrounds creamy white flesh that is juicy and delicately sweet. Dried, litchis resemble a nut, so they are often called litchi nuts. Look for them fresh or dried in the produce area of the grocery store or canned in the Oriental area of the grocery store.