Daikon-carrot salad is an easy to make daikon recipe. The preparation time for the salad is about 40 minutes and the recipe serves six. It uses 1 1/2 pounds of daikon and 1 pound of carrots.Continue Reading
In addition to daikon and carrots, the salad uses 1 tablespoon of grated ginger, 2 teaspoons of fresh lime juice, 1/4 cup of vegetable oil, 1 teaspoon of toasted sesame oil, salt, 3 tablespoons of rice vinegar, 1 3/4 teaspoons of white sesame seeds and 1 3/4 teaspoons of black sesame seeds.
First, peel the carrots and daikon, then shave the daikon into thin long strips with a vegetable peeler and toss the strips in a colander with 1/4 teaspoon of salt. While the daikon drains in the sink, shave the carrots into strips and mix the ginger, vinegar, lime juice and 1/2 teaspoon of salt together for the dressing. Then whisk the vegetable and sesame oils into the dressing.
In a pan over medium heat, toast the sesame seeds for about five minutes, or until the white seeds turn golden. Add 1 tablespoon of the seeds to the dressing and toss the daikon and carrots with the dressing and salt. Before serving, top the salad with the remaining sesame seeds.Learn more about Vegetables