Chinese Pasta Salad With Creamy Ginger Dressing

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by WaterMelon

I just 'adopted' this recipe from the 'orphaned' recipe list - will be making and tweaking this soon. Sounds like a lovely recipe.

Top Review by Magpie63

I just made the dressing part of this recipe to use on a green salad served with grilled salmon. I added a little more cream to thin it out some, and only used a tablespoon of sesame oil. Also added a little salt. It was absolutely delicious!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 lb precooked shanghai noodles
  • 1 dash sesame oil (for noodles)
  • 12 lb snow peas
  • 12 lb shrimp, shelled deveined
  • 2 tablespoons coriander, chopped ((cilantro)
  • 2 tablespoons scallions, minced
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 14 teaspoon white pepper
  • 12 teaspoon Chinese wine
  • Dressing

  • 3 tablespoons fresh ginger, grated
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 teaspoon egg white
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 23 cup vegetable oil (not olive)
  • 1 12 teaspoons soy sauce
  • 2 12 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon cream


  1. Mix the marinade ingredients in a small bowl and add shrimp.
  2. Blanch the noodles, rinse under cool water and sprinkle with sesame seed oil, toss, and set aside. (You may want to trim noodles with scissors to about 4 inches in length, to make serving easier.) Blanch whole snow peas and set aside.
  3. Heat wok, add 1 tablespoon oil, when oil is hot, add shrimp and stir-fry until pink; set aside.
  4. DRESSING: In a blender or food processor, mix ginger, garlic, egg yolk, egg white, and lemon.
  5. Slowly drizzle in oil.
  6. Mix in soy and cream; set aside.
  7. Toss noodles, shrimps, and snow peas.
  8. Mix in dressing to taste.
  9. Garnish with scallions and coriander.
  10. Serve at room temperature.

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