Recipes:

Sesame salad

This light and tasty salad is great on its own or when added to a main, such as our blue eye trevalla with green beans recipe!

Ingredients:

  • 4tbs olive oil
  • 1tbs soy sauce
  • 1tsp sesame oil
  • 2tbs lime juice
  • 1tsp sugar
  • 1tsp finely grated fresh ginger
  • 20 snow peas, trimmed
  • 140g oyster mushrooms, quartered
  • 30g coriander leaves
  • 1 red capsicum, julienned
  • 2 spring onions, trimmed and finely sliced
  • 1 large red chilli, seeded and finely chopped
  • 3tbs sesame seeds

Method:

  1. To make the dressing, combine the olive oil, soy sauce, sesame oil, lime juice, sugar and ginger in a small bowl.
  2. Blanch the snow peas in boiling water and refresh them under cold running water. Slice the peas in half lengthways and put them in a bowl with the mushrooms, coriander, capsicum, spring onion and chilli, then add the dressing and toss everything together. Season to taste.
  3. Heat a nonstick pan over high heat, add the sesame seeds and lightly stir them around the pan until they are beginning to brown. Sprinkle the seeds over the salad.

Serves 4