Snow Peas with Beef

Seut Dau Chau Ngau Yuk

Preparation info

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

Eileen Yin-fei Lo's New Cantonese Cooking

Eileen Yin-fei Lo's New Cantonese Cooking

By Eileen Yin-Fei Lo

Published 1988

  • About

Snow peas are among the most popular of Cantonese vegetables. Oddly, when I was a child in Sun Tak, I remember they were referred to as hor lan dau, which translates into “Holland beans.” Presumably, those first seedlings came from Europe. Now, however, they are referred to as seut dau, or “snow peas.” In France, Belgium, and parts of England they are mange-touts, which caused a little