Salad: Ensalada a la Asia de Cuba

posted by Terrytx 05-01-101 6:50 AM

* Exported from MasterCook *
Ensalada a la Asia de Cuba (Asia de Cuba Salad)
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Serving Size : 4 Preparation Time :0:00
Categories : Salad
Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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1 carambola (star fruit), cut crosswise into 12 slices
3/4 cup diced banana
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
4 cups mixed baby salad greens
1/4 cup chopped fresh mint
2 tablespoons shredded unsweetened coconut, toasted
2 tablespoons chopped cashews, toasted
1 (8.8 ounce) bottle hearts of palm, chopped
3 tablespoons fresh orange juice
1 tablespoon chopped peeled fresh ginger
1 1/2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
1 1/2 teaspoons dark sesame oil
1 teaspoon vegetable oil
1/2 teaspoon chili oil
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/2 clove garlic, chopped

Cook the carambola in boiling water 1 minute; drain and rinse with cold water. Set aside.

Place banana and 1 tablespoon lemon juice in a large bowl, and toss gently to coat. Add salad greens and next 4 ingredients (greens through hearts of palm); toss to combine.

Combine the orange juice and remaining ingredients in a blender. Process until smooth.

Arrange 3 carambola slices on each of 4 plates. Divide salad mixture evenly over carambola. Drizzle orange juice mixture evenly over salad mixture.

Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 3 carambola slices, about 1/2 cup salad mixture, and 1 tablespoon orange juice mixture). 140 cal, 7.7g fat, 3.8g pro, 17g carb, 0mg chol, 349mg sod.

Source: Gusto-Spring/01

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