Peanut Slaw - Salade de Choux Aux Cacahuttes - 6 servings
1/4 cup of smooth peanut butter
1 garlic clove, peeled and finely chopped
2 TBLS peanut or vegetable oil
3 TBLS fresh lemon or lime juice
1 TBLS soy sauce
! TBLS water
1/2 cup roasted, unsalted peanuts
1 small bunch of radishes trimmed and thinly sliced
1 carrot, peeled and coarsely shredded
1/4 bunch of parsley or cilantro or chopped chives
6 cups of shredded red or green cabbage
1. In a large bowl, mix peanut butter,garlic,peanut oil, lemon juice, soy sauce and water. Stir until smooth. Taste, adjust according to preference, recipe as written is very lemony tasting.
2. Toss in peanuts, radishes, carrot, parsley, cabbage, mix until everything is coated. Taste, then add a bit of salt or more lemon juice , to taste.
Variations : Substitute roasted almonds or cashews for the peanuts or swap 1 TBLS of dark sesame oil for 1 TBLS of the peanut oil and add a TBLS of toasted sesame seeds to the salad.
From : The Secret Life in Paris by David Lebovitze