Japanese Yasai Salad

Japanese Yasai Salad is a delicious variety of Vegan salad that cooks in a jiffy. This aromatic, crunchy, and delicious salad is very wholesome and filling too.

Japanese food has gifted longevity to the Japanese people. Much of the traditional food eaten in Japan today is obtained from the sea. Soybean and its products like soya sauce, tofu, miso, and so on play an important role in Japanese cuisine. However, their cuisine is full of flavors, and if you manage to incorporate that in your food, you got ur half job done.

Moreover, with the influence of Zen Buddhism from China, some good vegetarian dish was introduced to Japan. But still, it is difficult to incorporate vegetarian dishes. But it is not impossible and this Yasai Salad is just proof of that. With merely a few and basic ingredients available in your pantry, you can make this salad.

Yasai Salad Sauce for this Japanese vegetable salad comes together in no time. With the pleasant aroma of sesame seeds and the pungent flavor of soya sauce, this salad will surely win your heart. It tastes best when served warm.

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Japanese Yasai Salad

Recipe of Japanese Yasai Salad

Ingredients

FOR THE SALAD
1 cup long pieces of French beans
1 cup long pieces of red bell pepper
1 cup long pieces of onion
1 tsp olive oil
Salt as required
FOR THE SESAME SAUCE
2 tbsp white sesame seeds
1 tbsp soya sauce
2 tsp sugar
Salt to taste

Step-by-Step Recipe of Japanese Yasai Salad

1. Boil the French beans in salted water. When cooked, drain off the water and pour cold water over them to retain their color.

Long French Beans for Yasai Salad
French Beans
French Beans cut into half for Yasai Salad
French Beans cut in half
Boiling Cut French Beans in hot boiling water for Yasai Salad
Boiling Cut French Beans in hot boiling water
adding boiled french beans into cold water
Adding boiled french beans into cold water
Boiled French Beans in cold water for Japanese Yasai Salad
Boiled French Beans in cold water

2. Saute onions and red bell pepper in olive oil for 4-5 minutes and mix the French beans in it.

sliced onions into thin strips
sliced onions into thin strips
sliced Red Bell Pepper into thin strips for Japanese Yasai Salad
Sliced Red Bell Pepper into thin strips
Sauteing Onion strips into cooking oil
Sauteing Onion strips into cooking oil
throwing red bell pepper strips into the oil for yasai salad recipe
throwing red bell pepper strips into the
how to make Yasai Salad
adding salt at this stage
Adding boiled French Beans into the cooked onions and red bell pepper
Adding boiled French Beans into the cooked onions and red bell pepper
mixing onion, red bell pepper and french beans together for japenese yasai salad
Mixing everything together

3. Roast the sesame seeds on a low flame. Grind them coarsely in a mortar and a pestle. Grinding gives a good aroma.

roasting sesame seeds for yasai salad
roasting sesame seeds
Roasted Sesame Seeds
Roasted Sesame Seeds
Grind sesame seeds coarsely in a mortar and a pestle
Grind sesame seeds coarsely in a mortar and a pestle
Crushed Sesame Seeds
Crushed Sesame Seeds

4. Add the soya sauce, salt, and sugar and mix well.

soya sauce, salt, and sugar for yasai salad sauce
Yasai Salad Sauce

5. Mix the sauce evenly with the vegetables.

Mixing Yasai Salad Sauce into the cooked Vegetables
Mixing Yasai Salad Sauce into the cooked Vegetables
giving a quick stir after adding yasai salad sauce
Giving a quick stir after adding Yasai salad sauce

6. Transfer the salad to a serving bowl.

close up view of Yasai Salad ready to be served, how to make Yasai Salad
Yasai Salad ready to be served

7. Have it warm or at room temperature.

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Recipe of Japanese Yasai Salad

Hetal Kamdar
Yasai Salad is a Japanese vegetable salad with the pleasant aroma of sesame seeds and pungent flavor of soya sauce.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Salad
Cuisine Japanese
Servings 2
Calories 151 kcal

Ingredients
  

FOR THE SALAD

  • 1 cup long pieces of French beans
  • 1 cup long pieces of red bell pepper
  • 1 cup long pieces of onion
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • Salt as required

FOR THE SESAME SAUCE

  • 2 tbsp white sesame seeds
  • 1 tbsp soya sauce
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • Salt to taste

Instructions
 

  • Boil the French beans in salted water. When cooked, drain off the water and pour cold water over them to retain their color.
  • Saute onions and red bell pepper in olive oil for 4-5 minutes and mix the French beans in it.
  • Roast the sesame seeds on a low flame. Grind them coarsely in a mortar and a pestle. Grinding gives a good aroma.
  • Add the soya sauce, salt, and sugar and mix well.
  • Mix the sauce evenly with the vegetables.
  • Transfer the salad onto a serving bowl.
  • Have it warm or at room temperature.

Nutrition

Calories: 151kcalCarbohydrates: 21gProtein: 5gFat: 7gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 3gSodium: 1530mgPotassium: 411mgFiber: 5gSugar: 10gVitamin A: 788IUVitamin C: 48mgCalcium: 152mgIron: 3mg
Keyword Japanese Recipe, Japanese Salad Recipe, Japanese Yasai Salad, Sesame seeds dressing, Yasal Salad
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