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Thursday, April 21, 2011

Flashback Friday ~Bok Choy Salad



For Flashback Friday I have this vintage photo to share. It just makes me laugh...


Flashing back to a family favorite recipes as well. This is a great salad for a crowd or holiday. Consider it for your Easter table. I promise it will be a hit. The recipe comes from my friend Belinda who is one of the best cooks around. I think you can find it online, but she's the one that introduced it to my family so I give her the credit!

Bok Choy Salad
my friend Belinda



Salad:
1 Bunch Bok Choy Cabbage
6 Green Onions

Chop bok choy into bite size pieces - use the whole thing. Slice green onions. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

Topping:
2 pkgs ramen noodles (use the seasoning packet for something else)
1 small package slivered almonds
1 stick butter
2 tsp sesame seeds

Brown crushed noodles and almonds in butter. In the last couple of minutes add the sesame seeds and brown without burning. Drain on paper towels and cook to room temperature. Reserve until ready to serve salad.

Dressing:
3/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup vinegar
3/4 cup vegetable oil
2 Tablespoons soy sauce

Combine dressing ingredients in a jar and shake well. Refrigerate and reserve until ready to serve salad. When ready to serve combine topping, salad and dressing then toss. Serve immediately.



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9 comments:

Happier Than a Pig in Mud said...

I love your vintage photo Suzy, it makes me smile too! Happy Easter:@)

Foley said...

Had to chuckle at the photo... Your salad is very similar to the one I will be making for Easter, one of our family's favorites. I'll try to post it after Easter when I have photos..

Carol @ There's Always Thyme to Cook said...

Cute pic, Suzy! Salad looks good! Wishing you, randy and Jigs a very Happy Easter!

SavoringTime in the Kitchen said...

I make a similar salad with Savoy cabbage and it's an oldie but goodie!

Happy Easter, Suzy!

Debbie@Mountain Breaths said...

I've had a similar salad at parties, and it is always a big hit! You must be enjoying your veggie box ;o)

Kathleen said...

I love that pic! The salad looks good too!
A blessed Easter. See you at Mass...:)

His Way or Her Way said...

Very different, but looks delicious!

Lori

Melita said...

Salad sounds and looks great!Always have my bok choy slightly cooked, then add some cooked potatoes cut very thinly, seasoned with only salt and a little bit of oil, and served with hard boiled eggs. It's really good...
Love the photo, made me smile, I have to show my kids!!! So funny!
Thank you for visiting, and leaving a kind comment on my blog! Happy Easter!

Michael Lee West said...

I have never used bok choy--look what I've been missing! Oh, my, I can't wait to make this.

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