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Notes: Roasted sesame seeds are sold in some supermarkets and in Asian grocery stores. If you can't find them, toast your own: stir in a frying pan over medium heat until golden, 5 to 6 minutes. If desired, assemble salad in a glass bowl to show off the colorful layers.

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Yield:
Makes 6 to 8 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Rinse and thinly slice cucumber. In a bowl, mix cucumber, onion, and sesame dressing. Cover and chill at least 1 hour or up to 1 day.

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  • Up to 1 hour before serving, layer napa cabbage and red cabbage in a large bowl (see notes). Pour marinated cucumber mixture over the top. Sprinkle with green onions, cilantro, and sesame seeds. Just before serving, mix well.

  • Sesame dressing: In a small bowl or 1-cup glass measure, mix 1/2 cup rice vinegar, 2 tablespoons sugar, 1 tablespoon vegetable oil, 1 tablespoon Asian (toasted) sesame oil, 3/4 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon ground white pepper. Makes about 3/4 cup.

Nutrition Facts

86 calories; calories from fat 55%; protein 1.8g; fat 5.2g; saturated fat 0.7g; carbohydrates 9.3g; fiber 1.9g; sodium 227mg.
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