Crunchy Pea and Water Chestnut Salad Recipe

  • 1 (10 ounce) package frozen peas
  • 1 cup shredded carrots
  • 1 (8 ounce) can sliced water chestnuts, drained
  • 2 green onions, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 clove garlic, smashed
  • 1 teaspoon white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise (optional)
  1. Place frozen peas in a colander; rinse under hot water to thaw. Drain.
  2. Mix peas, carrots, water chestnuts, and green onions together in a bowl.
  3. Whisk vegetable oil, red wine vinegar, soy sauce, garlic, sugar, paprika, and dry mustard together in a separate bowl; pour over pea mixture. Marinate salad for at least 1 hour.
  4. Stir mayonnaise into salad just before serving.