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Radish and Sugar Snap Toss

May 18, 2012
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  • Serves 2
Author Notes

A quick salad for a warm evening, this one has very little acid in the dressing. I just wanted to taste the sweet sugar snap peas and the little peppery bite of the radish —inpatskitchen

What You'll Need
  • 2 cups sugar snap peas, sliced in half on the diagonal
  • 5 large red radishes, sliced very thin with a mandoline
  • 3 tablespoons Mirin
  • 2 tablespoons peanut oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon sesame oil
  • Salt and white pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons chopped roasted cashews
  1. In a small sauce pan bring 2 to 3 cups of water to a boil. Add the sliced sugar snaps to the boiling water and count out 30 seconds. Drain the peas and place in a bowl of ice water to cool completely. Drain thoroughly once cooled.
  2. Toss the sugar snaps and radishes together in a mixing bowl.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk the Mirin, peanut oil and sesame oil. Stir into the vegetables and season with a little salt and white pepper. Garnish with the chopped cashews.

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Recipe by: inpatskitchen

I think I get my love for food and cooking from my mom, who was an amazing cook. She would start baking and freezing a month before Christmas in order to host our huge open house on Christmas afternoon. I watched and I this day I try not to procrastinate when it comes to entertaining. My cooking style is pretty much all over the place, although I'm definitely partial to Greek and Italian cuisine. Oh yes, throw a little Cajun in there too!

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