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Asian Shrimp and Chickpea Salad

Yield 6 servings (serving size: 1 1/3 cups)
This chilled chickpea salad features brown rice, shrimp, bean sprouts, chickpeas, and snow peas tossed with classic Asian ingredients like soy sauce and ginger.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups cooked instant brown rice (cooked without salt or fat)
  • 1 1/2 cups fresh bean sprouts
  • 1/3 cup diagonally sliced green onions
  • 1 pound cooked, peeled medium-size fresh shrimp
  • 1 (15 1/2-ounce) can chickpeas (garbanzo beans), rinsed and drained
  • 1 (6-ounce) package snow peas, thawed
  • 1/4 cup rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon dark sesame oil
  • 2 teaspoons water
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons grated peeled fresh ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Nutrition Information

  • calories 274
  • caloriesfromfat 18 %
  • fat 5.5 g
  • satfat 0.9 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 23 g
  • carbohydrate 33.8 g
  • fiber 4 g
  • cholesterol 115 mg
  • iron 0.0 mg
  • sodium 295 mg
  • calcium 0.0 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 6 ingredients in a large bowl; toss well.

  2. Combine vinegar and remaining 6 ingredients; stir well with a wire whisk. Pour over rice mixture; toss well. Cover and chill until ready to serve.

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