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.
- Green peppers
- Chopped green onions
- Monosodium glutamate
- Balsamic vinegar
- Soy sauce
- Sesame oil
- Chili oil
Prepare the ingredients by shredding the potatoes and green and red peppers.
Wash the potato shreds twice more to remove the starch inside.
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.
Add salt to taste.
Add a pinch of monosodium glutamate for flavor.
Add a spoonful of balsamic vinegar.
Add half a teaspoon of light soy sauce.
Add half a spoonful of soy sauce.
Pour a little sesame oil over the vegetables.
Add chili oil to taste.
Sprinkle chopped green onions over the top.
Mix everything together well.