Asian Salads shows you how to prepare the amazing variety of delicious Asian vegetables, herbs, and seasonings found in your local supermarket, farmers market, and world food market. It presents 75 recipes that will excite and awaken your palate—and open up new food horizons!
Dozens of fragrant herbs like cilantro, Thai basil, and lemongrass are combined with delicious fresh Asian vegetables like Napa cabbage, spicy kimchi, daikon, and many more!
These healthy recipes are simple and very easy to prepare—based on classic dishes found in Vietnam, Thailand, India, China and Korea. Many of the salads have meat or seafood options, and are perfect as side dishes or as complete and satisfying one-dish meals!
Easy step-by-step instructions and photos provide shortcuts and substitutes to save you time. The salad recipes are organized into four chapters:
Mixed Salads, including:
Vietnamese Beef and Avocado Salad
Spicy Thai Salad with Pork and Mint
reen Onion Salad with Kimchi and Pork
Fried Salads, including:
Ginger Shrimp Spring Rolls with Pea Sprout Salad
Green Leaf Lettuce Salad with Indian Vegetable Samosas
Red Leaf Lettuce Salad with Thai Lemongrass Meatballs
Pickled and Marinated Salads, including:
Tomato Salad with Korean Gochujang Dressing
Spicy Sour Cabbage, from China
Pickled Purple Onion, from India
Quick Stir-Fry Salads, including:
Japchae Glass Noodle Salad
Tandori Chicken Salad
Celery and Crab Stir Fry with Rice Wine
Simple enough for everyday meals and interesting enough for special occasions, you can't go wrong with these delicious Asian recipes!
About the Author: Maki Watanabe is recognized for her easy-to-understand recipes and her innovative combinations of ingredients and seasonings. She is active in the natural lifestyle community in a variety of ways, including her collaboration with SHOP to produce original kitchen utensils and clothing, as well as in magazines and books, advertisements, and on television. She has written many books in Japanese, including her two-time "Recipe Book Award" winner, Daily Side Salads.