Chinese Pasta Salad with Shellfish

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by Cathleen Colbert


Top Review by Marilyn Lindner

Made this for a Chinese ethnic dinner - received many favorable comments. I used canned white crab but will use "fake" crab next time I make it for a more appealing appearance. Great, unusual taste and very attractive.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Wash and trim peas.
  2. Place peas in bowl and cover with boiling water.
  3. Let stand 10 minutes; drain and set aside.
  4. Prepare vermicelli according to package directions; drain, rinse in cold water and set aside.
  5. In a large bowl, combine noodles, peas, pepper, cucumber, shrimp and crabmeat.
  6. In a separate bowl, combine remaining ingredients and mix thoroughly.
  7. (Use a tightly covered jar to shake dressing.) Pour dressing over salad and toss to mix.
  8. Chill.

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