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Chinese Cabbage and Chikuwa Tossed in a Refreshing Sesame-Vinegar Dressing

Chinese Cabbage and Chikuwa Tossed in a Refreshing Sesame-Vinegar Dressing

This is a delicious, crunchy Chinese cabbage salad.
It's so light, it's easy to consume plenty of it.
It goes well with oily foods to give your palate a break.

Ingredients

Chinese cabbage
3-4 leaves
Carrot
2-3cm
Chikuwa or kamaboko
2 small
Whole sesame seeds for milling (ground is fine)
2 tablespoons
*Vinegar
2 tablespoons
*Sugar
1 tablespoon

Steps

1. Slice the Chinese cabbage against the grain into 4cm lengths. Then cut into strips along the grain. Julienne the carrots.
2. Sprinkle 1/3 teaspoon salt (not listed) on the cabbage and carrots. Grind the sesame seeds. Cut the chikuwa in half, then vertically in half again.
3. Squeeze out the water content from the cabbage and carrots. Add the sesame seeds, chikuwa, and * ingredients. Toss everything together and you're done.

Story Behind this Recipe

I made this since I wanted to use up my Chinese cabbage and chikuwa.