Asian pear slaw

By • November 12, 2011 • 9 Comments



Author Notes: I created this recipe to bring to susan g's potluck as an extra side dish for something fresh and easy to travel.Sagegreen

Serves 4-6

  • 1/3 cup red onion, finely sliced
  • pinch of coarse salt, such as pink Himalayan
  • 1 Asian pear, peeled and cut into small matchstics
  • 1 firm mango, cut into small matchsticks
  • juice of 1 lime
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 1/3 cup bruised and chopped fresh mint and cilantro (equal portions)
  • 1/2 teaspoon or more of Aleppo pepper
  1. After chopping the red onion, sprinkle with salt and let sit for 10 minutes. After cutting the pear and mango, squeeze the juice of the lime and toss with the fruit.
  2. Toss the onions and fruit together. Add the rice vinegar. Toss with the chopped herbs and Aleppo pepper. Chill. Taste seasoning and add more salt if needed. Serve chilled.
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about 2 years ago sdebrango

Suzanne is a trusted source on General Cooking.

You are not just the queen of creative and delicious salads. love!!!

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about 2 years ago sdebrango

Suzanne is a trusted source on General Cooking.

I meant to say not just the queen of delicious drinks but salads too!

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over 2 years ago Sagegreen

Thanks, susan! I will be making variations for Thanksgiving with this, too.

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over 2 years ago susan g

1st riff -- about 1/3 cup of the slaw with plenty of dressing added to about 1 cup cooked brown rice -- first taste is delicious and I'm sure by dinner it'll be fabulous! I just wanted to savor these perfect flavors a little longer!

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over 2 years ago Sagegreen

Thanks, everyone! It was so great to meet susan g this weekend and attend her gracious potluck. Have missed connecting through Food52, but hope to catch up more next month.

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over 2 years ago TheWimpyVegetarian

This looks like a perfect salad for any meal!! I've missed seeing your recipes here - welcome back! Saved this to make.

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over 2 years ago Bevi

What a great fall salad!

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over 2 years ago susan g

This was a wonderful addition to our table, with a perfect balance of flavors. Proud to see its debut!

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over 2 years ago hardlikearmour

hardlikearmour is a trusted home cook.

Yum! This looks perfect - great balance of crunchy, sweet, zesty, and spicy. Nice to see you back in action, too!