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Spicy spring onion salad

Spicy spring onion salad

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Plus soaking, no cook
  • Easy
  • Serves 2-4 as a side

This sharp side salad of spring and red onions finished with Korean chilli flakes and toasted sesame oil is perfect with barbecued dishes

  • Gluten-free
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: per serving (2)
NutrientUnit
kcal45
fat3g
saturates0g
carbs3g
sugars2g
fibre1g
protein1g
salt0g
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Ingredients

  • 4 spring onions , cut into long, thin strips
  • ¼ small red onion , thinly sliced
  • ½ tbsp toasted sesame oil
  • 1 tsp gochugaru chilli flakes (see tip)

Method

  • STEP 1

    Put the spring onions and onion in a large bowl of iced water and soak for at least 5 mins (or up to 2 hrs) in the fridge, until the spring onions curl up.

  • STEP 2

    When ready to serve, drain well, spin in a salad spinner or pat dry, then transfer to a medium bowl. Add the sesame oil, gochugaru and a pinch of salt, then toss to coat. Serve immediately.

RECIPE TIPS
GOCHUGARU

Chilli powder or flakes made from Korean chillies, which have their own unique flavour. This condiment will become your chilli of choice to sprinkle on anything that needs
some heat.

Goes well with

Recipe from Good Food magazine, June 2015

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