Korean Style Romaine

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by Sharon123

Romaine has a nice crunch, even after marinating in a hot dressing! Adapted from Gourmet magazine(March 2009)

Top Review by Parsley

This is a wonderfully different type of salad. It may seem kind of plain, but it's got great flavor and yes, the romaine does stay crunchy. I used reduced-sodium soy sauce and still thought it was very salty. I sprinkled about 1 tsp of sugar on it and tossed well and that really did the trick. It was fantastic! This makes a nice light lunch with some Asain noodle soup. I may try throwing in some scallions next time, too. Thanx for posting this!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cut romaine crosswise into 2-inch pieces and put in a bowl.
  2. Cook garlic, ginger, and red-pepper flakes in sesame oil in a small heavy skillet over medium-low heat, stirring, until garlic begins to sizzle, about 30 seconds. Stir in soy sauce and water and bring to a boil.
  3. Pour hot dressing over romaine and toss to coat. Sprinkle with sesame seeds. Marinate, stirring occasionally, at least 30 minutes.
  4. Note:
  5. Romaine can be made 1 day ahead and chilled. Bring to room temperature before serving.

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