Pea Shoot Salad

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.

Hands-on Time

10 Mins

Total Time

10 Mins


Serves 6



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


How to Make It

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.



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