Talk Of The Town


Chinese Prosperity Salad from Tánsuŏ

Posted at 1:21 PM, Feb 15, 2018
and last 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.