Simple salad (rau tron don gian)

Yield: 4 servings

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


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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