Aug 7, 2013 13:58 Seared Sugar Snap Peas Seared Sugar Snap Peas Helana Brigman Aug. 07, 2013 Comments Advocate-tested recipe Seared Sugar Snap Peas Serves 6. Recipe is from Helana Brigman. 1 lb. sugar snap peas, stemmed with strings removed 1 shallot, peeled and minced 1 to 2 tbls. peanut or olive oil 1 tsp. sugar 1 tsp. kosher salt, plus more to taste Pepper, to taste Freshly squeezed lemon juice, to taste 1. Wash snap peas and remove stems and strings. Peel shallot and mince. 2. In a large nonstick skillet, warm oil on high for 1 minute. Add shallot and sauté for 1-minute. 3. Toss snap peas with shallot and oil mixture and sprinkle with sugar, salt and pepper. Cook for 1-minute untouched until the bottoms have begun to sear. Toss and sear for one minute more and plate. Dress snap peas with lemon juice to taste. Serve immediately.