Surimi Salad

Author: Canadian Living

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

Ingredients

  • 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
Ginger Vinaigrette:
  • 1/3 cup seasoned rice vinegar
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 teaspoons grated gingerroot
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 pinch salt

Method

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

%RDI

  • Iron 8.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 27.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 4.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 83.0
  • Vitamin C 67.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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