Chinese Pasta Salad
Yield: 6 servings
1 1/2 c snow peas
9 oz rice vermicelli
red pepper, sliced thin
1/2 English cucumber, sliced thin
6 oz cooked shrimp
6 oz crabmeat
1 tb fine chopped fresh ginger
1 chopped garlic clove
2 tb sesame oil
1/2 ts black pepper
1 1/2 ts salt
2 tb lemon juice
3 ts vegetable oil
1 ts red wine vinegar
Wash and trim snow peas. Place them in a bowl and pour in enough
boiling water to cover them. Let stand 10 minutes; drain and set
aside. Cook the noodles in plenty of boiling water for 3 to 4
minutes. Drain in colander, rinse with cold water and set aside.
In large bowl, combine noodles, snow peas, red pepper, cucumber,
shrimp and crabmeat. In a small bowl, combine ginger, garlic,
sesame oil, pepper, salt, vegetable oil, lemon juice and vinegar.
Pour this dressing over the other ingredients and mix thoroughly.
Chill before serving.