F&W Free Preview All You Coastal Living Cooking Light Food and Wine tab Health myRecipes Southern Living Sunset
My F&W
quick save (...)
Crunchy Asian Pea Salad with Honeyed Bacon
© Kana Okada

Crunchy Asian Pea Salad with Honeyed Bacon

  • TOTAL TIME: 30 MIN
  • SERVINGS: 4
  • FAST
  • HEALTHY

Chef Way This salad typically includes crispy slices of Chinese sausage. Ratha Chau also makes the spicy oil for the vinaigrette.

Easy Way To replace the sausage, which isn't readily available, thick slices of bacon are brushed with a honey-soy mix and then baked in the oven until crunchy. Store-bought chile oil replaces homemade.

  1. 6 thick slices of maple-cured bacon (about 6 ounces)
  2. 2 tablespoons honey
  3. 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  4. 1/2 teaspoon Chinese five-spice powder
  5. 3 tablespoons pure olive oil
  6. 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  7. 1/2 teaspoon finely grated lime zest
  8. 1 tablespoon Asian fish sauce
  9. 1 tablespoon chile oil
  10. Salt and freshly ground pepper
  11. 1/2 pound snow peas, julienned
  12. 6 ounces snow pea shoots (8 cups)
  13. 2 tablespoons torn basil leaves
  14. 2 tablespoons torn mint leaves
  1. Preheat the broiler and position a rack 8 inches from the heat. Arrange the bacon slices on a baking sheet in a single layer. In a small bowl, stir together the honey, soy sauce and five-spice powder and brush liberally over the bacon. Broil for 10 minutes, turning once, until the bacon slices are browned and crisp. Transfer the bacon to a work surface and cut into 1/2-inch pieces. Let the bacon cool.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk the olive oil with the lime juice, lime zest, fish sauce and chile oil and season with salt and pepper. Add the snow peas, pea shoots, basil, mint and bacon and toss. Serve right away.
You Might Also Like

Ratings

Average Rating

(0)

Comments

Add A Comment

    Add a Comment

    See our terms
    You must be logged in to comment. or
    advertisement
    The Dish
    Receive delicious recipes and smart wine advice 4x per week in this e-newsletter.
    The Wine List Weekly pairing plus best bottles to buy.
    F&W Daily One sensational dish served fresh every day.
    American Express Publishing ("AEP") may use your email address to send you account updates and offers that may interest you. To learn more about the ways we may use your email address and about your privacy choices, read the AEP Privacy Statement.
    How we use your email address
    advertisement
    Congratulations to Nicholas Elmi, winner of Top Chef: New Orleans, the 11th season of Bravo's Emmy-Award winning, hit reality series.

    Already looking forward to next year (June 19-21, 2015)? Relive your favorite moments from the culinary world's most sensational weekend in the Rocky Mountains.