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                        THAI PASTA AND SEAFOOD SALAD
 
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 Serving Size  : 12   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Seafood                          Salads
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
           ---           -------PEANUT GINGER
                         DRESSING------------------
      1/4   c            Smooth or chunky peanut
                         -butter
      1/4   c            Hot water
      1/3   c            Cider vinegar
    2       tb           Soy sauce
    1       tb           Grated fresh ginger root
    1       t            Minced garlic
                         -----SALAD-----
    7       c            Chilled cooked shrimp and
                         -scallops
    3       md           Kirby pickling cucumbers,
                         -halved lengthwise, seeded
                         -and thinly sliced crosswise
    2       md           Red bell peppers, cored,
                         -seeded and thinly sliced
    1       c            Cilantro leaves, chopped
                         -(optional)
      1/2   c            Sliced scallions
 
   Peanut-Ginger Dressing: Whisk peanut butter and hot
   water in a large bowl until smooth. Whisk in vinegar,
   soy sauce, sugar, gingerroot and garlic. Add remaining
   ingredients. Toss to mix.  Makes about 12 cups/6
   servings.
   
   For a spicier version, sprinkle with crushed red
   pepper.
  
 
 
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