Chinese Leaf Salad

chinese, leaf, salad, summer

A nice little salad that makes a change from the usual leaves.  Chinese leaves are good eaten raw as well as cooked in stir-fries.   Add some carrots, spring onions and a citrus dressing for a salad with a difference.

Chinese Leaf Salad
  1. Half a head of Chinese leaves.
  2. 2 carrots grated
  3. 4 spring onions chopped
  4. 1 tablesp. sesame seeds
  6. 2 fluid ozs. orange juice
  7. 2 tablesps. Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  8. 1 tablesp. very finely chopped red onion
  9. 2 teasps. red wine vinegar
  10. 2 teasps. honey
  11. Salt & freshly ground black pepper
  1. Toast the sesame seeds in a small dry frying pan until they begin to toast.
  2. Finely slice the Chinese leaves and mix with the carrot & onion.
  3. Put the salad into a serving bowl and sprinkle over the sesame seeds.
  4. Add some rocket.
  5. Place all the dressing ingredients in a small screw topped jar and shake like mad.
  6. Dress with a small amount of the dressing & serve the remainder separately.
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