Pea Shoot Salad

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Pea ShootRecipe

Photo: Jennifer Causey Styling: Claire Spollen

Pea shoots offer the crunch of a salad green with the springy sweetness of green peas. They take wonderfully to Asian seasonings like soy sauce, rice vinegar, and ginger. Grating garlic accentuates its pungency.


Serves 6 (serving size: about 1 1/3 cups)


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2 tablespoons finely chopped cilantro
1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh mint
3 tablespoons dark sesame oil
2 tablespoons rice vinegar
2 tablespoons lower-sodium soy sauce
1 1/2 teaspoons brown sugar
1 teaspoon grated peeled fresh ginger
1 teaspoon grated garlic
8 cups pea shoots
1 1/2 cups thinly sliced English cucumber
1 cup very thinly sliced radishes
1/2 cup sliced almonds, toasted and divided


Hands-on: 10 Minutes
Total: 15 Minutes

1. Combine first 8 ingredients in a large bowl, stirring with a whisk. Add pea shoots, cucumber, radishes, and half of almonds; toss gently to coat. Sprinkle with remaining almonds.

Created date

February 2016

Nutritional Information

Calories 126
Fat 10.8 g
Satfat 1.3 g
Monofat 5.1 g
Polyfat 3.9 g
Protein 3 g
Carbohydrate 6 g
Fiber 2 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 1 mg
Sodium 194 mg
Calcium 75 mg
Sugars 3 g
Est. Added Sugars 1 g