Salad Vietnamese Vegetable Platter

posted by Terrytx 02-24-100 10:29 AM

* Exported from MasterCook *
Vietnamese Vegetable Platter (Dia Rau Song)
Recipe By :Ruth Law
Serving Size : 0 Preparation Time :0:00
Categories : Ethnic Salad

Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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Soft leaf lettuce, such as Boston, separated into leaves. Allow about 3 per person
6 green onions, cut into 2" lengths
1 cup fresh mint leaves
1 cup fresh Asain or regular basil leaves -- 1/2" cubes
1 cup fresh coriander leaves
1 cucumber, peeled, cut in half, sliced thinly crosswise
4 ounces fresh bean sprouts
1 carrot, thinly sliced
lime slices, optional
Spicy Fish Sauce (Nuoc Cham)

Place the lettuce in a mound in the center of serving platter. Put the green onions, mint, basil, coriander around the lettuce in separate mounds. Arrange the cucumber, bean sprouts and carrots in separate mounds on the paltter. Garnish with lime slices.

Tip: Additions to the platter might include sliced red onion, shredded Chinese turnip (daikon lobok), fresh sweet basil, lemon basil, or dill.

To serve each person places desired vegetable in lettuce leaf and rolls up. Serve with Spicy fish sauce for dipping.

Description: "A salad or vegetable platter is served as an accompaniment to almost
all Vietnamese meals."

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