Banana Blossom Salad – Vietnamese Recipe – CookingWithAlia – Episode 297Randall Smitham January 24, 2020 9 Comments
Hi, this is Alia, From CookingWithAlia and I am still with Hang in Hanoi. the fish was amazing!!! Yeah!!!!!!!! It wasn’t hard… it wasn’t hard. You should try it
It is very easy. The some ingredients that you may not find
it and We found solutions for you And now we going to make the wonderful thing What is this? This is Banana Blossom Salad Banana Blossom Salad… Okay this is a wonderful in Vietnam You can use the flowers of a banana, the trunk of the banana The bananas cover too!
Okay there is the whole banana! Okay, this is good
So this is a banana flower made in a salad Yeah!! So this is popular in Vietnam Yeah, this is very popular It is very easy to find in any market in Vietnam For people who don’t have banana blossom, they can use panger yeah, you can use panger, you can also use cucumber you can also use red carrot, you can also use red cabbage Cabbage, cucumber. any way, we show you the best, you can do it with the ingredients you have I can’t wait for this one Okay, let’s start in the beginning, the banana flower like this and then, we cut it into very small slices place them in a bowl of ice water with
some vinegar and lime for about 20 minutes. to make it soft and to loss its color Like this!! Before using, squeeze the banana blossom until dry and set aside. chop some carrot, red cabbage, onion once chopped, place the onions in warm water so that they become less ‘spicy’ Chop the rest of the ingredients (vegetables and herbs of your choice) squeeze all the onions it is beautiful, beautiful colors Mix all the ingredients Now, we are going to make the Marinade we need, Lemon, white sugar, garlic, chili pepper, and fish sauce Add all the ingredients of the marinade in a
small bowl and stir around until dissolved. add the marinade to the chopped vegetables. Combine all the ingredients in a large bowl and toss until well blended Arrange the salad on a serving platter (or on a
thick part of the banana or cabbage leaf).