Salads, slaw, Asian pear 1  Salads, slaw, Asian pear 2

2 celery ribs

3 tablespoons fresh lime juice

2 tablespoons seasoned rice vinegar

1 teaspoon finely grated peeled fresh ginger

2 firm Asian pears, cut into ¼ inch matchsticks

2 scallions, thinly sliced diagonally

¼ cup fresh cilantro leaves

½ teaspoon finely chopped fresh hot red chile, or to taste

  1. Peel strings from celery with a Y-shaped vegetable peeler and cut celery into ¼ inch thick matchsticks.
  1. Whisk together juice, vinegar, and ginger and stir in celery and remaining ingredients with salt and pepper to taste. Let stand at room temperature 15 minutes before serving.


from Gourmet Magazine, December, 2000


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