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Japanese Mixed Salad

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Japanese Mixed Salad recipe makes for a great side dish. The blend of ingredients used in the salad gives it a distinct taste. If you like this recipe of Japanese Mixed Salad, please share with friends and family and spread the taste.
Ingredients
  Daikon root 1⁄2
  Young carrots 2
  Lettuce hearts 2 (Crisp Head)
  Celery stalks 2 (Green Colored)
  Ham slices 2 (Thick)
  Light soy sauce 3 Tablespoon (Japanese)
  Rice vinegar/Diluted cider vinegar 3 Tablespoon (Japanese)
  Sunflower oil 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  Freshly ground pepper To Taste
Directions

GETTING READY
1 Trim and peel the vegetables.
2 Wash, and drain well.
3 Tear the larger lettuce leaves into small pieces.
4 Using a mandoline cutter or food processor, slice the daikon root and carrot into wafer thin rounds.
5 Slice the celery, across the stalk, into very thin pieces.

MAKING
6 In a large bowl, mix the lettuce, daikon, carrot and celery.
7 Shred the ham.
8 For the dressing: in a bowl, mix 2 pinches salt, a little freshly ground pepper, soy sauce, and the vinegar.
9 If using cider vinegar, use 2 tbsp and add 1 tbsp of cold water and a generous pinch of sugar.
10 Gradually pour in the oil, beating constantly with a whisk to form an emulsion.
11 Add this dressing to the salad and mix in the shredded ham.

SERVING
12 Serve at once.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Japanese
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Mixing
Dish: 
Salad
Ingredient: 
Vegetable
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
40 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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