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    Russian Carrot Salad

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    Sarah Truesdell's Note:

    This is a Siberian variation of a Korean salad (called Korean Carrot Salad in Russia). It is a spicy dish that mixes carrot and coriander for a positively addicting result.

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    1. 1
      Wash and peel carrots.
    2. 2
      Slice into long, thin, square strips. Hint: you will need a vegetable slicer NOT grater for this job. I bought mine at a local Asian food store.
    3. 3
      For dressing: In separate bowl, mix oil, vinegar, salt, black pepper, red pepper and coriander.
    4. 4
      Pour dressing over carrots, mix well.
    5. 5
      Adjust the spices to taste. Reduce the red pepper for a milder version.

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    • on April 15, 2006


      I lived in Central Asia for more than 20 years, where I used to by this salad from real Koreans. But this salad was not even close to the one I had in CA.

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    • on April 19, 2005


      I had this and really enjoyed it. I used my mandolin to make the carrots into a beautiful cut, and I cut the oil back to 1 1/2 tbs of sesame oil. I simply marinated the carrots in the dressing for several hours and it was a very tasty accompaniment to my Korean meal. It's also a very nice and different way to get in some carrots!

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    • on December 17, 2004

      I lived in Central Asia for years.I love this salad.I'd show how to make it in right way.This salad made by Korean peole who lives in Cenral Asia(exUSSR) 1. Use large bowl. Mix carrots with spices and add a little bit of sesame seeds and few drops of sesame oil and vinegar(use strong vinegar)and put it away for 30 min. Korean people use cotton seed oil for this salad. 2.Fryed small onion in cotton oil(after trash away this onion).Make sure oil is really hot. Pour hot oil into salad and mixed with salad(by hands).If you dont have cotton oil then use sunflower oil (dont fry onion in this case). Put salad in fridge for 2 - 4 days(put some wieght on salad to press it down) Enjoy it.

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    Nutritional Facts for Russian Carrot Salad

    Serving Size: 1 (124 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 385.5
    Calories from Fat 335
    Total Fat 37.2 g
    Saturated Fat 4.8 g
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    Sodium 952.6 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 13.2 g
    Dietary Fiber 4.7 g
    Sugars 5.2 g
    Protein 1.5 g

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