SESAME SNOW PEA SALAD

 

  • Cooking Time: 9–12
  • Servings: 8‒10
  • Preparation Time: 15

Ingredients

  • 1 lg pot boiling water
  • 2 lbs fresh snow peas
  • 1 lg pot ice water
  • ¾ cup toasted sesame oil
  • ¼ cup rice vinegar
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 3 tbsp fresh ginger root, grated
  • 1 tbsp fresh garlic, chopped
  • 2 medium red onion, sliced rough against grain
  • 2 medium carrots, shredded on box grater
  • 2 medium red peppers, julienned
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Directions

  • Bring large pot of water to boil.
  • Drop in snow peas for 20 seconds, drain and plunge into ice water.
  • Skim the snow peas out of the ice water, dry and reserve.
  • In small bowl whisk together the sesame oil, rice vinegar and soy.
  • Add the ginger and garlic and whisk again.
  • Lightly toss the chopped red onion in sesame oil.
  • Place them on a sheet tray and put into a 400° F oven for 9–12 minutes, until they wilt and turn a bit brown.
  • Remove from oven and cool.
  • In large bowl, combine the snow peas, carrots, red peppers and red onion.
  • Toss liberally in the sesame dressing and serve.
  • Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Notes

Author Credit: Chris Gearin

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