Shrimp and Snow Pea Salad

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 24 min
  • Prep: 20 min
  • Cook: 4 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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Ingredients

12 ounces snow peas

1 1/4 pounds medium shrimp, peeled and deveined

6 radishes, thinly sliced into half-moons

4 scallions, thinly sliced

1/3 cup rice vinegar

1 tablespoon canola oil

1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil

1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger

Salt

2 tablespoons toasted sesame seeds

Directions

  1. Bring a large saucepan of water with a steamer basket to a boil. Put the snow peas in the basket, cover and cook for 2 minutes. Remove the basket and transfer the snow peas to a bowl of ice water to cool. Drain and pat dry.
  2. Add the shrimp directly to the saucepan of water and return to a boil; cook for 2 minutes. Drain, then plunge the shrimp into a bowl of ice water to cool. Drain and pat dry.
  3. Slice each shrimp in half lengthwise. Cut the snow peas diagonally into 1/2-inch pieces, discarding the ends. In a large bowl, toss the shrimp, snow peas, radishes and scallions.
  4. In a small bowl, whisk the vinegar, both oils, the ginger and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Toss with the salad right before serving; top with sesame seeds.
  5. Photography by Lara Robby