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Lotus Root Salad


Prime Magazine


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  • 8-inch lotus root, peeled and sliced thinly
  • ½ medium carrot, sliced thinly
  • 1 Tbsp light soy sauce
  • 1 Tbsp Chinese cooking wine
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 Tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 tsp sesame seeds, toasted


  1. Soak sliced lotus root in a bowl of cold water for 10 minutes to remove excess starch.
  2. Heat sesame oil in a frying pan, add carrot and lotus root. Stir fry for a few minutes. Add soy sauce, cooking wine and sugar and simmer over low heat for 5 minutes.
  3. Remove from heat and sprinkle with sesame seeds before serving.


Ready in 15 minutes and serves 4


Nutritional Information (per serving)

Energy 73kcal
Protein 2.5g
Total Fat 5.1g
Saturated Fat 0.8g
Cholesterol 0mg
Carbohydrate 2.6g
Dietary Fibre 1.4g
Sodium 354mg


This recipe was first published in the "Healthy Tasty Easy" cookbook by Khoo Teck Puat Hospital and Prime magazine.


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