Surimi, which is seafood-flavoured pollock or other fish, is light and sweet with the texture of flaked crabmeat. It is fat-free and quite inexpensive. Look for it in the seafood section of the supermarket.
- Portion size 4 servings
- Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: August 2004
- 1 pkg (227 g) surimi (flavoured seafood)
- 1 cup coarsely grated carrots
- 1 cup coarsely grated daikon radish (or 8 radishes, grated)
- 4 cups coarsely shredded iceberg lettuce (about half a head)
- 1 cup thinly sliced English cucumber
- 1 sweet green pepper thinly sliced
- 1 green onion sliced
- 1 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds
- 1/3 cup seasoned rice vinegar
- 1/4 cup vegetable oil
- 2 teaspoons grated gingerroot
- 1 teaspoon sesame oil
- 1 pinch salt
Ginger Vinaigrette: In small bowl, whisk together vinegar, vegetable oil, ginger, sesame oil and salt. Remove two-thirds and divide between second small bowl and 1 large bowl.
Add surimi to 1 of the small bowls; toss to combine. Add carrot and radish to second small bowl; toss to combine.
Add lettuce, cucumber and green pepper to large bowl; toss. Top with carrot mixture then surimi; sprinkle with green onion and sesame seeds.
Nutritional facts <b>Per serving:</b> about
- Sodium 810 mg
- Protein 11 g
- Calories 272.0
- Total fat 17 g
- Cholesterol 17 mg
- Saturated fat 1 g
- Total carbohydrate 20 g
- Iron 8.0
- Folate 27.0
- Calcium 4.0
- Vitamin A 83.0
- Vitamin C 67.0