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Oriental Summer Salad

This hearty salad also works well with Clover Leaf flavoured tuna varieties.

Serves 
Prep time
20 min
Time to Table
20 min

Ingredients

Sesame Dressing
1/2 cup (125 mL)
white or rice vinegar
6 tbsp (90 mL)
vegetable oil
2 tbsp (30 ml)
sugar
11/2 tbsp (7 mL)
toasted sesame seeds
Salad
butter lettuce
3 cups (750 mL)
cooked rice, chilled
1
medium cucumber, sliced
2
large carrots, shredded
1
bunch radishes, trimmed and halved
12
medium mushrooms, halved
2 cans (106 g each)
Clover Leaf Brisling Sardines in Olive Oil
1/4 cup (60 mL)
sliced green onions

Preparation

  1. To prepare Sesame Dressing, combine vinegar, vegetable oil, sugar and toasted sesame seeds in an electric blender and blend for 1 minute.
  2. Store covered in refrigerator, up to 1 week.
  3. Mix the dressing well before serving.
  4. Line serving platter with lettuce.
  5. Mound rice in center.
  6. Arrange cucumbers, carrots, radishes, mushrooms and sardines on lettuce, surrounding rice.
  7. Sprinkle with green onions.
  8. Serve with Sesame Dressing.

Nutrition

Amount per serving% Daily Value
Calories
580
Fat
36 g
55%
Saturated Fat
5 g
Trans Fat
0.5 g
Saturated + Trans
28%
Cholesterol
60 mg
Sodium
240 mg
10%
Carbohydrate
48 g
16%
Fibre
5 g
20%
Sugar
10 g
Protein
17 g
Vitamin A
2%
Vitamin C
25%
Vitamin D
21%
Calcium
20%
Iron
20%

Claims Per Serving

- High source of fibre
- Excellent source of vitamin C
- Good source of vitamin D
- Good Source of Calcium
- Good Source of Iron

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