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  2. 1 tablespoon water

  3. 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar -- plus

  4. 1 teaspoon white wine vinegar

  5. 1 teaspoon soy sauce

  6. 1/2 teaspoon oriental sesame oil

  7. 1 pinch sugar

  8. 12 medium shrimp -- shelled

  9. 1 garlic clove -- minced and mashed

  10. -- to a paste with

  11. 1/2 teaspoon salt

  12. 2 tablespoons olive oil

  13. 3 tablespoons coarsely chopped walnuts

  14. 1/4 pound snow peas -- trimmed

  15. 1 large belgian endive

  16. 3 cups watercress sprigs -- coarse stems

  17. -- discarded

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. In a small bowl stir together the water, 1 tablespoon of the vinegar, the soy sauce, the sesame oil, the sugar, and a pinch of salt. In a bowl toss the shrimp with the garlic paste and 1 teaspoon of the olive oil and let the shrimp marinate for 10 minutes. In a non-stick skillet heat 2 teaspoons of the remaining olive oil over moderately high heat until it is hot but not smoking and in it saute the walnuts, stirring, for 30 seconds. Add the snow peas, saute the mixture, stirring, for 45 seconds, or until the snow peas are crisp-tender, and transfer it to a bowl. In the skillet saute the shrimp for 1 minute on each side, add the soy sauce mixture, and simmer the shrimp, covered, for 1 minute, or until they are cooked through. Add the shrimp mixture to the snow pea mixture. In a large bowl toss the endive, sliced thin crosswise, and the watercress with the remaining 1 tablespoon olive oil, the remaining 1 teaspoon vinegar, and salt and pepper to taste, divide the greens between 2 dinner plates, and top them wi th the shrimp mixture.


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