Using Herbs and Spices

Vietnamese Recipes & Cuisines (Salad)

Ladies' Fingers Salad Recipe (Okra)

Ingredients : Serves 4

30 pieces

2 sprigs

 

Dressing

6 cloves

2 slices

1/2 teaspoon

1 teaspoon

2 teaspoons

1 teaspoon

2 tablespoons

Fresh ladies' fingers (okra), washed and drained

Fresh basil or Chinese celery leaf, for garnishing

 

 

Garlic, finely minced

Ginger, finely minced

Salt

Sugar

Vinegar

Soy sauce

Sesame oil

Method :
  • To make the dressing, place all ingredients, except the sesame oil, in a small bowl.

  • Slowly dribble in the sesame oil while beating continuously with a whisk or a fork until the dressing is well blended.

  • Bring a large pot of water to a full boil, then add the ladies' fingers.

  • Return to the boil, cover and lower heat to medium, and simmer for 3 to 4 minutes, until the ladies' fingers become shiny dark green.

  • Remove form water and drain well in a colander.

  • Arrange the cooked ladies' fingers on a serving platter, then slowly pour the dressing evenly over them, add garnish if desired, adn serve.

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