Vietnamese Bean Sprout Salad with Lime and Crushed Peanut Vinaigrette

November 16, 2010

Author Notes: Also known as Sa Lach Dia, this is a refreshing and attractive salad for the holiday/Thanksgiving table.Anthony Chiffolo

Serves: 6-8

Ingredients

Salad

  • 1 head iceberg lettuce, shredded
  • 1 head Boston lettuce, shredded
  • 2 Asian pears, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cucumber, cut into strips
  • 3 carrots, julienned
  • 1/2 cup bean sprouts
  • 2 scallions, shredded
  • 4 sprigs cilantro
  • 4 sprigs basil
  • 4 sprigs mint
  • 4 sprigs dill
  • 3 hot pumpkin peppers

Crushed Peanut and Lime Vinaigrette

  • 1 1/4 cups fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 3/4 cups soy sauce
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons chili oil
  • 2 tablespoons mint, freshly chopped
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro, freshly chopped
  • 1/2 cup roasted peanuts, crushed
In This Recipe

Directions

Salad

  1. Wash all ingredients and arrange in a bowl or on a platter. Serve with a crushed peanut and lime vinaigrette (see next).

Crushed Peanut and Lime Vinaigrette

  1. Combine all ingredients; mix well.

More Great Recipes:
Salad|Salad Dressing|Vietnamese|Vegetable|Fruit|Peanut|Vegetarian|Vegan|Gluten-Free|Appetizer|Side