Liangban Yangcong (Chinese Onion Salad)

“I find this dish crazy spicy and like to tone it down a bit.”
READY IN:
20mins
SERVES:
4
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Peel the onion, cut off ends, cut in half from top to bottom, turn flat sides to the cutting board, and slice. The result will be half-rounds.
  2. Wash and chop cilantro.
  3. Toss onions and cilantro with dressing ingredients to taste. I wasn't given measurements, so just start with 2-3 teaspoons of each ingredient, and adjust if necessary.
  4. For authentic Yunnan spicy flavor, use chili oil and the full 2-3 teaspoons of red pepper flakes. To make it less spicy, use peanut oil and reduce the amount of red pepper.
  5. Serve with rice, other Chinese dishes, and a clear soup.

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