Gingered Asian pear salad

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Slow Cook Modern

Slow Cook Modern

By Liana Krissoff

Published 2017

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  • 2 Asian pears
  • 3 thin coins fresh peeled ginger, cut into thin slivers
  • Grated zest of ½ orange
  • 3 teaspoons rice vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon Chinese light soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds, toasted
  • Green tops of 1 scallion, thinly sliced on the bias



Using a mandoline, a Thai green mango/papaya shredder, or a good knife and knife skills, cut the pears into fine matchstick strips, discarding the cores. Put in a bowl and toss with the ginger, orange zest, vinegar, and soy sauce. Top with the sesame seeds and scallion and serve immediately.