Chilli & mint peas

Add fresh chilli, garlic and mint to frozen peas and ramp up the flavour of this freezer favourite. It makes an ideal side dish for piri piri chicken

  • Prep:5 mins
    Cook:5 mins
  • Serves 6
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 118
  • fat 7g
  • saturates 4g
  • carbs 7g
  • sugars 4g
  • fibre 4g
  • protein 4g
  • salt 0.1g


  • 50g soft butter
  • 1 shallot, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, grated
  • 1 red chilli, sliced
  • 400g frozen peas, defrosted
  • small handful mint, leaves roughly chopped
  • 3 pork scratchings, crushed, to serve (optional, don’t use if you want this to be veggie or gluten-free)


  1. Heat the butter in a small frying pan, once bubbling, add the shallot and fry for 1 min. Add the garlic and chilli and cook for 1 min more, then tip in the peas and reheat. Take off the heat and stir in the mint, season and serve. Sprinkle over the pork scratchings, if using – they add a nice crunchy texture.

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