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    Chinese Pasta Salad With Creamy Ginger Dressing

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    30 mins

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    10 mins

    WaterMelon's Note:

    I just 'adopted' this recipe from the 'orphaned' recipe list - will be making and tweaking this soon. Sounds like a lovely recipe.

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    Ingredients:

    Servings:

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    • 1 lb precooked shanghai noodles
    • 1 dash sesame oil (for noodles)
    • 1/2 lb snow peas
    • 1/2 lb shrimp, shelled deveined
    • 2 tablespoons coriander, chopped ((cilantro)
    • 2 tablespoons scallions, minced
    • 1 tablespoon oil
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 1/4 teaspoon white pepper
    • 1/2 teaspoon Chinese wine

    Dressing

    • 3 tablespoons fresh ginger, grated
    • 1 garlic clove, crushed
    • 1 egg yolk
    • 1 teaspoon egg white
    • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
    • 2/3 cup vegetable oil (not olive)
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons soy sauce
    • 2 1/2 tablespoons sesame oil
    • 1 tablespoon cream

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Mix the marinade ingredients in a small bowl and add shrimp.
    2. 2
      Blanch the noodles, rinse under cool water and sprinkle with sesame seed oil, toss, and set aside. (You may want to trim noodles with scissors to about 4 inches in length, to make serving easier.) Blanch whole snow peas and set aside.
    3. 3
      Heat wok, add 1 tablespoon oil, when oil is hot, add shrimp and stir-fry until pink; set aside.
    4. 4
      DRESSING: In a blender or food processor, mix ginger, garlic, egg yolk, egg white, and lemon.
    5. 5
      Slowly drizzle in oil.
    6. 6
      Mix in soy and cream; set aside.
    7. 7
      Toss noodles, shrimps, and snow peas.
    8. 8
      Mix in dressing to taste.
    9. 9
      Garnish with scallions and coriander.
    10. 10
      Serve at room temperature.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on June 20, 2010

      45

      I just made the dressing part of this recipe to use on a green salad served with grilled salmon. I added a little more cream to thin it out some, and only used a tablespoon of sesame oil. Also added a little salt. It was absolutely delicious!

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    Nutritional Facts for Chinese Pasta Salad With Creamy Ginger Dressing

    Serving Size: 1 (186 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 546.7
     
    Calories from Fat 469
    85%
    Total Fat 52.1 g
    80%
    Saturated Fat 7.7 g
    38%
    Cholesterol 161.7 mg
    53%
    Sodium 842.7 mg
    35%
    Total Carbohydrate 6.2 g
    2%
    Dietary Fiber 1.7 g
    6%
    Sugars 2.5 g
    10%
    Protein 14.7 g
    29%

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    precooked shanghai noodles

    Chinese wine

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