You are here: Home » Recipes » Spicy Millet Salad with Snowpeas Spicy Millet Salad with Snowpeas Recipe by Relish Contributor Yield 6 servings This salad is loaded with healthy millet and tossed with a spicy oriental dressing. PrintEmail Ingredients Oriental Dressing:2 tablespoons tamari or low-sodium soy sauce2 tablespoons Asian sesame oil2 teaspoons light brown sugar1/4 cup rice wine or cider vinegar1 tablespoon grated gingerroot2 teaspoons Chinese chili paste**2 teaspoons grated orange peelMillet Salad:3 cups water1 cup dry millet1 cup snow peas1 bunch scallions, sliced diagonally1 red bell pepper, seeded and diced1 cucumber, peeled, halved lengthwise, seeds scooped out and cucumber sliced diagonally1 carrot, peeled and sliced diagonally3 celery ribs, sliced diagonally1 (16-ounce) can black beans, drained and rinsed, optional Black sesame seeds**, for garnish, optional Instructions To make dressing: Combine all ingredients in a nonreactive container such as a 1-gallon zip-seal bag. Set aside. To make salad: Bring water to a boil over high heat. Add millet, reduce heat and simmer, covered, 45 minutes or until the grains are tender and the liquid absorbed. Bring another pot of water to a boil. Add snow peas and cook 1 minute. Or, microwave in a microwave-safe dish with 1/2 inch of water, covered, for 1 minute on high power. Rinse under cold water. Toss all vegetables, cooked millet, beans, if using, and dressing together (or add to zip-seal bag, seal and toss). Serve warm or chilled, garnished with black sesame seeds, if desired. **Chinese chili paste is available in Asian grocery stores. Black sesame seeds are available in Asian stores and other specialty shops.