Tanya's Oriental Lime and Cucumber Salad

Pam Ellingson

By
@wmnofoz

I took an Oriental cooking class from the chef at one of Wichita's nicer restaurants, and this was the salad she prepared for us. It is cool and refreshing with the sharpness of lime in the dressing and the cool cucumber and veggie combination.


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Serves:

6 to 8

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

1 Hr

Method:

No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

SALAD

2
cucumbers, peeled and seeded, sliced thin into half moons
1 small
red onion, sliced thin
1
red bell pepper, julienned
1
stalk of celery, sliced thin on the bias
1
carrot, julienned or shredded
1/2 c
diced extra firm tofu
1/4 c
chiffonade of thai basil

SALAD DRESSING

1 clove
garlic, minced fine
1 Tbsp
toasted sesame oil
1/4 c
soy sauce
2 Tbsp
honey or brown sugar
2
limes, juiced
black pepper and salt (if needed) to taste

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Mix dressing ingredients and toss with salad ingredients. Adjust seasonings.
2
Marinate one hour and serve cold.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Salads
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Japanese
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy