How to make delicious Vietnamese lotus root salad

Vietnamese lotus root salad – we call “goi ngo sen” is traditional dish in Vietnam. It is served for special holiday, festival or summer days. Vietnamese lotus root salad is very delicious and the method to cook this dish is very simple but how to make a perfect dish require many skills. Indochina travel

Lotus root salad is a salad is very well known and particularly it or appear at the banquet as this is a very tasty dish, and it was located in the menu of many housewives people. Only with simple ingredients and easy purchase as shrimp, meat, lotus plus bitter sweet lotus salad shrimp so meat eaters are always attractive.

“Goi ngo sen” is served with fish sauce and some shrimp chips
“Goi ngo sen” is served with fish sauce and some shrimp chips

At first glance, this looks like a salad with Thai style but the flavor and ingredients are completely different.

To make a Vietnamese lotus root salad we need the fresh ingredients, tasty and folk but do not remove color cuisine and appeal from its flavor. The main ingredient of this dish is lotus, other ingredients are meat, shrimp (if you like), some minced lemon, chillies, some fish sauce, carrot, onions, celery, some herbs, crushed peanuts. Vietnam tours packages

Vietnamese lotus root salad has colorful of carrot, lotus, celery…
Vietnamese lotus root salad has colorful of carrot, lotus, celery…

Firstly, Lotus mud is washed, cut and chopped small about 5 – 6 cm and soaked in water mixed vinegar. Onion need to peel washed, sliced ​​his nose shape and then soak in cold water for less aggressive. Carrots washed razor shells with little sugar and then marinated for 10 minutes and then squeeze the water clean, you need to pick it clean, remove the leaves and cut into bite size. Two red peppers cut flowers. Peanut is roasted and pounded. Bare flesh over boiling water for dirty foam then rinse with clean water and then boiled, cooled and cut into bite size pieces of meat only, so you move like lotus on the length and shape for dummies prettier. Shrimp cooked, peeled and cut only then split spine retain crawfish tail to not break completely.

There are some ingredients to make “goi ngo sen” as Vietnamese style
There are some ingredients to make “goi ngo sen” as Vietnamese style

Secondly, we need to make a delicious fish sauce. Fish sauce to taste sweet, salty, sour, then make up new and attractive salad was delicious. You mix the formula: 2 tablespoons fish sauce 2 tablespoons water and 2 tablespoons vinegar and 2 tablespoons fish sauce. You remember because depending on the type seasoning sauce will separate so salty seasoning sauce bowl so that the taste just is.Thirdly, we need to mix lotus root salad. Put all the prepared ingredients into 1 large bowl and sauce and mix them, you leave about 20 minutes later for this leaves subsequent mix for a further 5 minutes the salad with edible then.

Mix all prepared ingredients into the large bowl and add sauce
Mix all prepared ingredients into the large bowl and add sauce

If you enjoy this dish, you will want to try to make it.

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