Steakhouse Salad with Ginger Dressing

Steakhouse Salad with Ginger Dressing

  • Prep Time Icon prep time: 15 mins 
  • Prep Time Icon prep time: 15 mins 

Steakhouse Salad with Ginger Dressing

  • Prep : 15 mins
  • Cooking :
  • Serves : 4

Ingredients

Serves 4
  • Ginger Dressing:
  • 2 tablespoons minced scallions (white part only)
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar or cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons peanut oil or canola oil
  • 4 teaspoons grated fresh ginger root
  • 4 teaspoons minced celery
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons soy sauce
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ketchup
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Salad:
  • 3 cups chopped iceberg lettuce
  • 1 cup shredded red cabbage
  • 1 large tomato, sliced
  • 1 carrot, peeled and julienned or shredded
  • 1/2 cucumber, peeled and sliced
  • Ginger Dressing:
  • 2 tablespoons minced scallions (white part only)
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar or cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons peanut oil or canola oil
  • 4 teaspoons grated fresh ginger root
  • 4 teaspoons minced celery
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons soy sauce
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ketchup
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Salad:
  • 3 cups chopped iceberg lettuce
  • 1 cup shredded red cabbage
  • 1 large tomato, sliced
  • 1 carrot, peeled and julienned or shredded
  • 1/2 cucumber, peeled and sliced

Directions

Step 1.

In a blender or small food processor, combine scallions, vinegar, oil, ginger root, celery, water, sugar, soy sauce, ketchup, lemon juice, and salt. Puree until blended, about 1 minute.

Step 2.

In a large serving bowl, combine lettuce, cabbage, tomato, carrot, and cucumber. Pour the dressing on top and toss gently to mix. Serve immediately.

Tip: Most Japanese steak houses serve some version of this salad as a first course. The spicy-sweet ginger dressing is what makes it so good.

Nutrition (Per Serving)

  • 106 calCalories
  • 2 gProtein
  • 10 gCarbohydrates
  • 7 gFat
  • 0 mgCholesterol
  • 462 mgSodium
  • 3 gDietary Fiber