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Lotus root salad|chinasichuanfood.com
Lotus Root salad
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
5 mins
Total Time
10 mins

Quick and easy lotus root salad for warmer days.

Course: Salad
Cuisine: Chinese
Servings: 2
Calories: 240 kcal
Sauce I
  • 2 fresh Thai red peppers
  • 2 fresh green chili peppers
  • 2 garlic cloves chopped
  • 2 tsp. chopped ginger
  • 1/4 tsp. sugar
  • 2 tbsp. light soy sauce
  • 1/2 tbsp. black vinegar
  • 1/2 tbsp. chopped scallion
  • 2 tbsp. vegetable cooking oil
  • 1 small bunch of coriander
Sauce II
  1. Remove the joining part, peel the lotus root and then thinly sliced.
  2. Wash the slices under running water to remove the extra starch. This step can make the slices crunchier.
  3. In a large pot with enough water, add 1/2 tsp rice vinegar or lemon juice. Soak lotus root slices for 10 minutes.
  4. Bring a large pot of water to a boiling and then blanch lotus root slices for 1 minutes. Transfer out and soak the slices in chilled water until completely cooled. Drain.
Salad with sauce I
  1. Drizzle light soy sauce, sugar, vinegar on the slices.
  2. Heat vegetable oil in a small pot, add peppers, garlic and ginger in. Heat over medium to slow fire until aromatic. Add coriander stem in and continue cooking for 10 seconds.
  3. Pour the oil over the slices. Mix well and enjoy.
Salad with Sauce II
  1. Add all the other seasonings in the serving plate and serve directly.
Nutrition Facts
Lotus Root salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 240 Calories from Fat 162
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 18g 28%
Saturated Fat 12g 60%
Sodium 780mg 33%
Potassium 436mg 12%
Total Carbohydrates 33g 11%
Dietary Fiber 7g 28%
Sugars 5g
Protein 6g 12%
Vitamin A 10.7%
Vitamin C 80%
Calcium 6.9%
Iron 12.9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.