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Spicy Shrimp Wrapped in Snow Peas

Makes 20 wraps

20 uncooked large shrimp, peeled and deveined
1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger
2 teaspoons vegetable oil
1 large garlic clove, pressed
1/2 teaspoon Chinese 5-spice powder
20 large snow peas, trimmed and stringed
1 teaspoon oriental sesame oil
1/2 teaspoon sesame seeds, toasted
2 tablespoons soy sauce
20 small wooden skewers or toothpicks

Combine shrimp, ginger, oil, garlic and Chinese powder in medium bowl and
toss until coated. Cover and refrigerate at least 1 hour or up to 4 hours. Cook
peas in boiling salted water for 45 seconds or just until crisp-tender. Drain and
rinse in cold water. Drain and pat dry. Transfer peas to a bowl. Drizzle with
sesame oil and sesame seeds and toss until coated. Set aside. Heat a large nonstick
skillet over medium-high heat. Sauté shrimp mixture for 3 minutes. Add soy
sauce. Cook and stir for 1 minute until shrimp are just opaque in center and
liquid evaporates. Remove to a plate and cool completely. Wrap 1 snow pea
lengthwise around each shrimp from head to tail. Secure with skewers. Cover and
refrigerate. May be prepared 6 hours in advance. Serve chilled or at room
temperature.

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