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Sesame Soy Asparagus Salad

Sesame soy-marinated shaved asparagus with radishes and scallions makes a lovely raw spring salad full of textures & fusion flavours.

 

  • Serves4
  • Cooks in 0
  • Prep time 15 mins
  • Grain Free Oil Free
  • Low Carb

    Low-Carb recipes have a low carbohydrate count.  No sugar, no grains; no legumes, no starchy vegetables, no high sugar fruits or milk.

  • Essential Vitamins Minerals
  • Anti Oxidants

    Anti-oxidant are phytonutrients that can help slow & prevent cellular damage from free radicals that can cause disease. Many plants contain anti-oxidants.

  • Heart Healthy

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Ingredients

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  • 1 bunch asparagus - thinly slice
  • 2 radishes - thinly slice
  • 1 scallion | chive bunch - thinly sliced
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce | tamari
  • 1 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 1 tbsp sesame seeds - toasted
  • Dulse | salt to taste
  • 1 tsp sesame oil - optional*

Method

 

Sesame Soy Asparagus Salad

 

WASH all your salad vegetables.

 

SLICE asparagus spears trim off woody end & very thinly on an angle.

 

SLICE all the other vegetables thinly.

 

ADD all ingredients to a bowl and mix well.  TASTE adjust season.

 

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Chef Hat Icon Chef tips + Ingredient Swaps + Ideas

ADD dulse flakes or any seaweeds you like.

 

ADD SPICE  – chilli flakes or a tiny bit of wasabi or horseradish if you like a little spice.

 

ADD Pickled ginger, kimchi or sauerkraut, fermented vegetables.

 

SWAP Radishes for Hakurei turnips, kohlrabi, baby zucchini, baby carrots, 

 

ADD Greens =  arugula, mizuna, pea shoots, micro-greens, wasabi greens.

 

ADD HERBS – fresh chives, chervil, parsley, dill, basil, sorrel, mint, fennel, dandelion greens.

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