Pea Pod Wrap-Ups

So pretty, so easy. Cooked shrimp marinate in ginger dressing, then join crispy snow peas for a quick appetizer.

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  • prep time 1 hr 20 min
  • total time 1 hr 20 min
  • ingredients 4
  • servings 35
 

Ingredients

1
lb cooked deveined peeled large shrimp (about 35)
1
cup (8 oz) Asian ginger dressing
6
oz fresh snow pea pods (about 35)
Toothpicks or appetizer picks

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 In medium bowl, place shrimp. Pour dressing evenly over shrimp; stir to coat. Cover; refrigerate 1 hour. Meanwhile, remove stem and strings from pea pods. To partially cook pea pods, place in boiling water about 1 minute or until pea pods turn bright green. Drain; rinse with cold water and dry with paper towels.
  • 2 Drain dressing from shrimp. Wrap 1 pea pod around each shrimp; secure with toothpick. Cover; refrigerate until serving time.
  • 1 In medium bowl, place shrimp. Pour dressing evenly over shrimp; stir to coat. Cover; refrigerate 1 hour. Meanwhile, remove stem and strings from pea pods. To partially cook pea pods, place in boiling water about 1 minute or until pea pods turn bright green. Drain; rinse with cold water and dry with paper towels.
  • 2 Drain dressing from shrimp. Wrap 1 pea pod around each shrimp; secure with toothpick. Cover; refrigerate until serving time.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Blanching turns the pea pods bright green color and makes them pliable to wrap around the shrimp.

Changing the flavor of this appetizer is as simple as switching the salad dressing. Experiment to find your favorite.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Appetizer
Calories
35
(
Calories from Fat
20),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
2g
2%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
25mg
25%;
Sodium
60mg
60%;
Total Carbohydrate
1g
1%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
1g
1%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%;
Vitamin C
2%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.