Steamed Snow Peas with Shrimp and Radishes

Steamed Snow Peas with Shrimp and Radishes

  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook Time: 5 min
  • Total: 15 min
  • Serving: 4 Servings

Steamed snow peas are combined with shrimp, radishes and scallions and then tossed in a fresh ginger dressing in this simple and colorful salad recipe.


  • 12 ounces snow peas, trimmed and cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 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 olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger
  • Sea salt
  • 2 tablespoons toasted sesame seeds


  1. Bring a large saucepan of water to boil and then top with a steamer basket filled with the snow peas. Steam the peas for 2 minutes and then rinse with cold water. Drain the peas and pat dry; set aside.
  2. Place the shrimp into the pan with the boiling water and cook for 2 minutes before removing and rinsing with cold water. Drain, part dry and then cut in half, lengthwise.
  3. Put the rice vinegar, olive oil, sesame oil, ginger and a pinch of salt in a small bowl and whisk vigorously until blended.
  4. Place the steamed snow peas and the boiled shrimp into a shallow bowl with the radishes and scallions. Drizzle in the prepared dressing and then toss to coat. Serve the salad garnished with the toasted sesame seeds.

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