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Chinese Prosperity Salad from Tánsuŏ

Posted: 1:21 PM, Feb 15, 2018
Updated: 2018-02-15 14:20:57-05

 Tom Eckert made Chinese Prosperity Salad as a preview of Friday's Chinese New Year celebration at Tánsuŏ. (see recipe below) Tánsuŏ has a special menu on Friday, and a Chinese New Year's Celebration with free food and drinks starting at 10pm. Tánsuŏ is located at 121B 12th Ave N, Nashville, TN 37203. Make reservations online at .  For more information, visit

Chinese Prosperity Salad

For the ginger soy dressing –

1 c soy sauce

1 T ginger (grated)

½ c vegetable broth

1 t salt

5 t sugar

1 carrot (grated)

1 c olive oil

½ t honey


In a stock pot, add soy, ginger, vegetable broth, salt and sugar. Simmer for 30 minutes. Place ingredients in a blender and slowly add olive oil and honey.  Cool and reserve.

For the salad –

2 oz Abalone (julienne)

1 c Taro (grated)

½ c Carrots (julienne)

½ c Daikon Radish (julienne)

½ Wontons (sliced ½ inch wide)

¼ c Green onions (julienne)

½ c Cellophane noodle (cooked)

¼ c Pumelo (supreme)

1 t White sesame seeds (toasted)

1 t Black sesame seeds (toasted)

½ c Mixed Greens

1 T Peanuts (toasted)


Place all ingredients separately in a bowl.  Pour dressing over the salad and toss the ingredients together in a group.