The World's Healthiest Foods

Chinese Cabbage Salad

This healthy cabbage side salad is a wonderful addition to any Asian flavored meal. It is quick and easy to make. And we have added the extra nutrition and flavor of the super food seaweed, giving you another way to have it in your diet more often.

Chinese Cabbage Salad Prep and Cook Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients:
4 cups finely chopped Chinese cabbage
cup chopped scallion
cup soaked hijiki seaweed
1 medium tomato, seeds and excess pulp removed

Dressing
1 tsp grated fresh ginger
2 medium cloves garlic, pressed
1 TBS rice vinegar, or lemon juice
1 tsp honey
2 TBS soy sauce
tsp dry mustard
1 TBS extra virgin olive oil
salt and white pepper to taste
Directions:

  1. Rinse and soak hijiki in 1 cup warm water until softened, about 10 minutes. Drain and squeeze out excess water when ready.
  2. While hijiki is soaking, chop cabbage, scallion and place in a bowl. Cut tomato in half and squeeze out seeds, cut out pulp, and slice in thin strips.
  3. Whisk together dressing ingredients and toss with cabbage, tomato, scallion and hijiki. Sprinkle with sesame seeds.

    Serves 4

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This page was updated on: 2002-09-27 13:24:20
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