Snow pea salad

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A recipe from the Good Food collection.


250 g (9 oz) snow peas (mangetout), trimmed

50 g (1 3/4 oz) snow pea (mangetout) sprouts

1 small red capsicum (pepper), julienned

1 tablespoon tamari

1 tablespoon mirin

1 teaspoon soft brown sugar

1 garlic clove, crushed

1 teaspoon very finely chopped fresh ginger

1/4 teaspoon sesame oil

1 tablespoon vegetable oil

1 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds


1. Bring a saucepan of water to the boil, add the snow peas and cook for 1 minute. Drain, then plunge into a bowl of iced water for 2 minutes. Drain well.

2. Put the snow peas in a salad bowl with the snow pea sprouts and capsicum.

3. In a small bowl, whisk together the tamari, mirin, sugar, garlic, ginger, sesame and vegetable oils and half the toasted sesame seeds.

4. Pour the dressing over the salad and toss well. Season to taste with sea salt and freshly ground black pepper and serve sprinkled with the remaining sesame seeds.