simple salad (rau tron don gian)

Categories
Salads
Vietnamese
Yield
4 servings
MeasureIngredient
Lettuce -- finely shredded
Cucumber
  Peeled and cut lengthwise
  Into thin strips
Carrots
  Peeled and cut lengthwise
  Into thin strips
1 large Handful of beansprouts
  Washed and drained
  Thoroughly
3 tablespoons Chopped fresh cilantro
3 tablespoons Chopped fresh mint
Hard-boiled eggs -- for
  Garnish
4 tablespoons Nuoc Mam sauce
  OR
3 tablespoons Maggi liquid seasoning
4 tablespoons Lemon juice
1 tablespoon Wine vinegar
Cloves garlic -- finely chopped and crushed
1 teaspoon Sugar
Red chili peppers -- finely
  Chopped
3 tablespoons Roasted peanuts -- crushed

SALAD DRESSING

1. Combine the lettuce, cucumber, carrots, and beansprouts. Mis lightly. 2. Mix the Nuac Mam sauce, lemon juice, and vinegar. Add the garlic and sugar and stir thoroughly, then add the chili and peanuts, and stir again. 3. Toss the dressing into the salad ans scatter the cilantro and mint over the top. Garnish with the egg quarters.

Recipe Source: VIETNAMESE COOKING - EXOTIC DELIGHTS FROM INDO-CHINA by Paulette Do Van. Published by Chartwell Books, Inc. Copyright (c) 1993. Recipe formatted by Olivia Liebermann RDSE68B on May, 1995.

Recipe By : "Vietnamese Cooking" by Paulette Do Van, Chartwell Books

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