Fresh Lotus Root Salad

Recipe by Grace Lynn
READY IN: 25mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Boil about 3 quarts of water in a pot.
  • Rinse lotus roots with cold water.
  • Trim and discard both ends of the bulb and peel the skin.
  • Diagonally cut the root into 1/8 inch thick slices and immediately put them into acidulated (water with some vinegar or lemon juice to prevent discoloring) water.
  • Drain the roots and put them into the boiling water.
  • Take pot off heat and cover pot with lid.
  • Let sit for 5 minutes.
  • Drain and rinse with cold water.
  • Pat dry and put in a shallow bowl.
  • In a bowl, combine soy sauce, vinegar, sesame oil, chili oil and cilantro.
  • Pour dressing over lotus roots and garnish with sesame seeds.
  • Serve chilled.
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