If you’re looking to spice up your boring green salad then try this Asian Broccoli Salad with Maple Nut Butter for a Japanese twist! It’s full of goodness, wonderfully green and will keep really well in the fridge.
INGREDIENTS – Serves 4
FOR THE BUTTER:
- 1 tbsp pure Canadian maple syrup (preferably amber syrup for its rich taste)
- 3 tbsp olive oil
- 85g peanuts
- 1 tbsp hot water
- 1 tbsp soy sauce
FOR THE SALAD:
- 1 head of broccoli
- 120g edamame beans
- 60g peanuts
- Sprinkle of black sesame seeds to garnish
Pan-fry the peanuts until golden brown.
Add to a food processor with olive oil, maple syrup, hot water and soy sauce and blitz until smooth.
Cut the broccoli into small florets and steam until tender.
Steam the edamame beans until tender.
Add to a salad bowl and dress with the nut butter.
Toast some extra peanuts and sprinkle them over your greens along with some black sesame seeds.
Recipe courtesy of Maple From Canada