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Lotus Root and Edamame Salad



  • Serves 4
  • Cooks in 25 mins (15m prep + 10m cook)
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Tastes: Bitter Salty Sour Sweet Umami
  • Estimated nutrition per serving

Lotus root salad recipe

local_grocery_store Ingredients

restaurant_menu Method

  1. 1.Bring a pot of salted water to a boil and blanch the lotus root slices for 2-3 minutes, until tender but still crisp. Drain and rinse with cold water to stop the cooking process.
  2. 2.In a small bowl, whisk together the soy sauce, rice vinegar, sesame oil, honey, and garlic until well combined.
  3. 3.In a large bowl, combine the lotus root slices, edamame beans, and scallions. Drizzle with the dressing and toss to coat.
  4. 4.Sprinkle with toasted sesame seeds and serve immediately.

lightbulb_outline Tips

  • chevron_rightYou can find lotus root in Asian grocery stores or well-stocked supermarkets. If you can't find it, you can substitute with jicama or water chestnuts.
  • chevron_rightMake sure to blanch the lotus root until it is tender but still crisp. Overcooking will result in mushy lotus root slices.