Pickled Lotus Root

This is a very simple dish, yet delicious, very refreshing and suitable to endulge before starting having your dinner. This delicate dish is called pickled lotus root. All you need is some fine shreaded lotus root, washed and cleaned. Marinated it in salt for 5 minutes and wash off the salt. The marinate the shredded lotus roots with sugar, a bit of vinegar and lots of lemon juice ( if you like spice, you can put some fresh chillies)

Once ready you will notice that the shredded lotus root taste crunchy and with a hint of lychee taste. The next coming post, I will post my latest creation, mini Buddha jump over the wall (mini futt till cheong). So see you soon.

From myself, Steven Cheng

3 Comments

  • Kate
    October 5, 2007 - 6:30 am | Permalink

    how about some sugar and vinegar too…it would still taste very nice and throw in some seasme oil , and fresh corriander leaves. Oriental !!!
    i love lotus root !

  • myCoffee
    October 13, 2007 - 9:41 am | Permalink

    Looks appetizing! Any tips on how to shred the lotus roots so finely?

  • teckiee
    October 19, 2007 - 8:52 pm | Permalink

    Yotally unexpected ingredients. The sugar and lemon reacted well.. really tasted like lychee can juice

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