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A fresh, healthy summer salad that’s perfect for lunches.
9 December 2020
•1 min read
Nothing beats using your own fresh produce or materials around the house. If you’re missing a thing or two, tick the items you need to add to your shopping list.
1 cucumber, peeled, seeds removed and “Julienned” or grated finely
2 carrots, peeled and “Julienned” or grated finely
1 cup bean shoots, well rinsed
1 spring onion, finely sliced
20 Vietnamese mint leaves
½ bunch mint, leaves picked
½ bunch of coriander, roughly chopped
1 tablespoon fish sauce
1 tablespoon lemon juice
2 teaspoons sugar
2 teaspoons water
1 clove garlic, crushed
1 small red chilli thinly sliced (tip: buy fresh chillies and store any extras in the freezer)
Blend dressing ingredients and set aside whilst making salad.
Combine all ingredients with dressing and top with fried shallots to serve.
For a vegetarian version, substitute fish sauce for light soy sauce.
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