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Japanese Daikon Root And Cabbage Salad

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Here's an amazing Japanese Daikon Root And Cabbage Salad recipe for you to try. This traditional Japanese delicacy makes a great side dish. The blend of ingredients imparts it a great flavor. Add this Japanese Daikon Root And Cabbage Salad to your next party menu and watch your guests getting bowled over.
Ingredients
  Daikon root 1 Medium
  Firm tightly packed cabbage 1⁄4 (Green Or White)
  Tender carrots 2 Small
  Cornstarch/Potato flour 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Cold japanese instant stock 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Egg yolks 4
  Japanese rice vinegar/Diluted cider vinegar 6 Tablespoon
  Sugar 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
Directions

GETTING READY
1 Trim, wash, and prepare the vegetables.
2 Dry them thoroughly.
3 Cutting them all into julienne strips and grate the root vegetables if preferred.
4 In a very large bowl, mix the vegetables together.
5 Add sufficient iced water to cover and a few ice cubes.
6 Place in the refrigerator for 1 hour.

MAKING
7 Meanwhile, make the dressing: in the bottom of a double boiler or saucepan heat some water.
8 In a bowl, put the cornstarch.
9 Gradually stir in the cold stock, adding a little at a time to prevent lumps.
10 Using a balloon whisk or hand held electric beater, beat the egg yolks continuously in the top of the double boiler or in a heatproof bowl over the simmering water.
11 Gradually add in the cornstarch mixture.
12 Add in the sugar, 1 tsp salt, and continue beating as you gradually add the vinegar.
13 Remove from the heat when thick and allow to cool.
14 When the vegetables have crisped in the refrigerator, drain well and dry.
15 In a large salad bowl, put the prepared vegetables.
16 Pour the dressing and toss to coat well.

SERVING
17 Serve at once.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Japanese
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Mixing
Dish: 
Salad
Ingredient: 
Cabbage
Preparation Time: 
75 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
105 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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