Friday, October 11, 2013

Daikon Salad Recipe

Daikon has a mild flavor and adds great texture and crunch to a salad. This is a crisp, light recipe with lots of natural flavor. Print the complete recipe at


Give this daikon salad recipe a go and let me know what you think.

1 DAIKON RADISH (matchstick cuts, about 2 cups)
1 large CARROT (shredded)
3 salad CUCUMBERS (sliced)
1/2 SMALL CABBAGE (chopped)
1/2 cup rice wine VINEGAR
1/2 cup WATER
2-3 Tbsp SUGAR
3 GREEN ONIONS (chopped)
1 inch GINGER (finely chopped)
1/4 cup CILANTRO (chopped)
1 hot PEPPER (jalapeno, diced)
1/2 cup SLICED ALMONDS (toasted)
1 package RAMEN NOODLES (toasted)
SALT and PEPPER, to taste

 Chop vegetables and place in 1 gallon size ziplock (except cilantro). Mix water, vinegar, sugar, and salt and pour over chopped veggies in ziplock. Seal and shake and then place in fridge, occasionally turning.
On a baking sheet, spread out almond slices and broken ramen. Bake at 350 degrees F until toasted–watch carefully to avoid burning. Remove from oven and allow to cool.
Remove ziplock from fridge and place vegetables in bowl. Toss with toasted nuts, ramen, and cilantro.

Want another healthy salad idea?
Try this Kale and Beet Superfood Salad Recipekale beet salad

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