Watch how simple it is to make this great salad, Asian Slaw.
1/2 head of Napa cabbage
2 scallions, finely sliced
1/4 cup cilantro, finely chopped
2 tablespoons sesame seeds
2 teaspoons sesame oil, optional
1 Tablespoon soy sauce, optional, to taste
juice from one fresh lime
Cut cabbage into fine strips, 1/4 inch wide. A food processor can be used with the slicing blade. Grate carrots manually or in a food processor with the shredder blade. In a large bowl mix cabbage, carrots, scallions and cilantro. Add lime juice, sesame oil and soy sauce if using, and sesame seeds. Toss well. Serve immediately or chill. Can be used for a stir fry as well. Optional: add minced garlic or ginger.