Sardines in Asian Salad with Sesame Dressing

Prep Time20 min
Time to Table20 min

This hearty salad also works well with any Clover Leaf Sardines, Salmon and Flavoured Tuna varieties.


  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.
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
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


per serving
% Daily
Fat36 g55%
Saturated Fat5 g
Trans Fat0.5 g
Saturated + Trans28%
Cholesterol60 mg
Sodium240 mg10%
Carbohydrate48 g 16%
Fibre5 g20%
Sugar10 g
Protein17 g
Vitamin A2%
Vitamin C25%
Vitamin D21%

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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