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Chinese Pasta Salad With Shellfish
1 1/2 cup snow peas
250 gm rice vermicelli
1 red pepper; sliced thin
1/2 cucumber; sliced thin
6 oz shrimp; cooked
130 gm crabmeat
1 tablespoon fresh ginger; chopped fine
1 centiliter garlic; chopped
2 tablespoon sesame oil
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1 1/2 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoon lemon juice
3 teaspoon vegetable oil
1 teaspoon 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.

Yield: 6 servings

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