Shredded Potato Salad (JiDan Liu Si)

What is chinese shredded potato salad

Shredded Potato Salad, or JiDan Liu Si in Chinese, is a refreshing and flavorful dish that is made with shredded potatoes, carrots, and onions that are tossed in a dressing made with soy sauce, vinegar, and sesame oil. The potatoes are usually blanched to give them a slightly soft, but still crisp, texture. The dressing adds a savory and slightly sour flavor to the dish, while the green onions and sesame oil give it a fresh and fragrant taste. This dish is often served as a side dish, but it can also be enjoyed as a snack or a light meal on its own.

Recipe

Ingredients

  • Potatoes
  • Green peppers
  • Paprika
  • Chopped green onions
  • Salt
  • Monosodium glutamate
  • Balsamic vinegar
  • Soy sauce
  • Sesame oil
  • Chili oil

Instructions

Step 1:
Prepare the ingredients by shredding the potatoes and green and red peppers.

Step 2:
Wash the potato shreds twice more to remove the starch inside.

Step 3:
Bring a pot of water to a boil and add the potato shreds and green and red pepper shreds. Blanch for three minutes, then remove and drain the vegetables.

Step 4:
Add salt to taste.

Step 5:
Add a pinch of monosodium glutamate for flavor.

Step 6:
Add a spoonful of balsamic vinegar.

Step 7:
Add half a teaspoon of light soy sauce.

Step 8:
Add half a spoonful of soy sauce.

Step 9:
Pour a little sesame oil over the vegetables.

Step 10:
Add chili oil to taste.

Step 11:
Sprinkle chopped green onions over the top.

Step 12:
Mix everything together well.

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