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Crab And Pasta Salad

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Ingredients
  Vermicelli/Thin pasta 6 Ounce
  Peanut oil/Oriental sesame oil 2 Tablespoon
  Sweet red pepper/Sweet green pepper 1 Medium, cored, seeded, and cut into matchstick strips
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), minced
  Green onions 3 , sliced
  Crabmeat/Thawed frozen/ canned crabmeat 6 Ounce, picked over for bits of shell and cartilage
  Romaine lettuce head/Other lettuce 1 Small, torn into bite size pieces
  Reduced sodium soy sauce 2 Tablespoon
  Red wine vinegar 2 Tablespoon
  Dry white wine/Medium dry sherry 1 Tablespoon
  Sugar 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cayenne pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
Directions

Cook the vermicelli according to package directions, omitting the salt.
Drain and transfer to a serving bowl.
Meanwhile, heat 1 tablespoon of the sesame oil in a heavy 10 inch skillet over moderately high heat for 1 minute; add the red pepper and garlic and stir fry just until limp about 3 minutes.
Add the green onions and stir fry 30 seconds longer.
Combine the vermicelli, red pepper green onion mixture, crabmeat, and lettuce in a large bowl.
In a small bowl, whisk together the remaining sesame oil and the soy sauce, vinegar, sherry, sugar, and cayenne pepper.
Pour over the pasta mixture, tossing gently to mix.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Side Dish
Ingredient: 
Seafood
Interest: 
Healthy

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