Spicy Shrimp wrapped in Snow Peas

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Asian flavors accent this do-ahead appetizer.



  1. Combine shrimp, ginger, vegetable oil, garlic and five-spice powder in medium bowl; Toss to blend.
  2. Cover and refrigerate at least 1 hour and up to 4 hours.
  3. Bring medium pot of salted water to boil.
  4. Add snow peas; Cook just until crisp-tender, about 45 seconds. Drain.
  5. Rinse with cold water. Drain; Pat dry.
  6. Transfer to bowl. Drizzle sesame oil and sesame seeds over; Toss to coat. Set aside.
  7. Heat large non-stick skillet over medium-high heat.
  8. Add shrimp mixture and sauté 3 minutes.
  9. Add soy sauce; Stir until shrimp are just opaque in center and liquid evaporates, about 1 minute.
  10. Transfer to plate and cool completely.
  11. Wrap 1 snow pea lengthwise around each shrimp from head to tail. Secure with skewers. (can be prepared 6 hours ahead. Cover and refrigerate.)
  12. Serve slightly chilled or at room temperature.

Nutritional information

Per shrimp:

  • Calories, 40 | Total Fat 1g | Saturated Fat 0.5g | Cholesterol 43mg