Asian Pear Slaw

Inspired by epicurious.com, I decided to put my chopping skills to work as I was intrigued by a slaw based on the Asian pear.

variety of fruits on net

If you haven’t had an Asian pear before, you are missing out! It’s so juicy yet it’s very crunchy. Asian pears are usually quite large in size; therefore, I recommend sharing a pear between two or three individuals.

asian pear

Looking for a twist on your traditional slaw? Looking for a lighter option as the warmer weather is upon us? Try this recipe out.

Serves 6 (1 c portion)

Ingredients:

2 Limes (juiced & zested)

2 Tbsp unseasoned rice wine vinegar

1 tsp fresh ginger, peeled & grated

2 stalks celery, cut into 1/4 ” matchsticks

2 Asian pears, cut into 1/4″ matchsticks

2 green onions, finely chopped

1/4 c cilantro, chopped

optional: hot chili flakes

Instructions:

  1. Chop Asian pear, celery, green onion and cilantro.
  2. Whisk together lime juice, lime zest, vinegar and ginger.
  3. Mix seasoning with ingredients.
  4. Season with salt & pepper.
  5. Marinate for ~15-20 minutes before serving.

 

Food For Thought: What are you waiting for? Get in the kitchen and start chopping! 🙂 Refreshing crunch awaits you.

 

asian pear slaw with celery

 

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