Tag: rice vinegar

Fresh Corn & Cherry Tomato Salad

Fresh Corn & Cherry Tomato Salad

Fresh Corn & Cherry Tomato Salad Serves 4-6 3        ears sweet corn            Large bowl of water and ice 1          lb. cherry tomatoes or grape tomatoes 1/4     cup each chopped fresh basil, mint and Italian parsley* 3         Tbsp. Nakano seasoned rice vinegar 1          Tbsp. canola […]

Moroccan Orange & Date Salad

Moroccan Orange & Date Salad

Moroccan Orange & Date Salad Serves 6 to 8 1/2       cup Nakano seasoned rice vinegar * 2          Tbsp. olive oil 2          Tbsp. finely chopped red onion 1          Tbsp. chopped mint 1/8       tsp. ground cumin Butter lettuce 4          large navel oranges, peeled and sliced 1/3       cup chopped […]

More Tapas for Holiday Appetizers

More Tapas for Holiday Appetizers

Patatas Bravas (makes 8 appetizer servings) 1 Tbsp. olive oil 1/2 tsp. salt 1/2 tsp. paprika 1-3/4 lbs. Russett baking potatoes or Yukon golds Preheat oven to 450ºF. In a large bowl, stir together olive oil, salt and paprika. Peel potatoes if using russets. Cut […]

Holiday Appetizers, Spanish Style

Holiday Appetizers, Spanish Style

Marinated Chorizo & Olive Skewers Allow one hour for sausage to marinate in the rice vinegar. Start with fully-cooked links of Spanish chorizo.* If chorizo is not available, use Portuguese linguica. Cut sausage into 1/3-inch thick slices, and fry over medium-high heat until browned on […]

Whoa! Wasabi Dipping Sauce

Whoa! Wasabi Dipping Sauce

Whoa! Wasabi Dipping Sauce Makes about 2/3 cup Add a little zing to your dippers! This zesty combo is terrific for veggies, shrimp, sushi rolls, spring rolls, fish sticks, cheese sticks – you name it. It also makes a lively “tartar sauce” for grilled or […]

Waldorf Salad revisited

Waldorf Salad revisited

Light n’ Lively Waldorf Salad Makes 4 servings 2        tablespoons seasoned rice vinegar            Grated zest of 1 orange            Dash ground nutmeg 2         red-skinned sweet apples, about 1 lb. (gala, fuji, red delicious) 1         large stalk celery, sliced 1/3    cup chopped toasted walnuts […]

Zucchini Cilantro Dip

Zucchini Cilantro Dip

Zucchini Cilantro Dip Makes about 3 cups      Prep time: 15 minutes 1-1/2 pounds zucchini, coarsely shredded* 1 can (8 ounces) garbanzo beans, rinsed and drained 1 cup packed cilantro leaves 1 garlic clove 3 tablespoons Nakano Seasoned Rice Vinegar,   Original or Roasted Garlic 3 […]

Fresh Cream of Tomato Soup

Fresh Cream of Tomato Soup

Fresh Cream of Tomato Soup Makes 6 servings Prep time: 30 minutes 2 pounds tomatoes (about 16) sliced – see tip below 3/4 cup chopped red onion 1/2 cup Nakano Seasoned Rice Vinegar – any flavor 2 teaspoons dried thyme 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano 1/4 teaspoon […]

Asian Persuasion Summer Salads

Asian Persuasion Summer Salads

Thai Rice Salad with Three Herbs Makes 8 servings. 1/2  cup seasoned rice vinegar 2     tablespoons peanut oil 1     tablespoon soy sauce 1     tablespoon packed brown sugar 1/2 teaspoon hot chili oil, optional 4     cups cooked short grain brown rice* 1/2 cup shredded carrots 1     medium cucumber, seeded and sliced […]

Chicken Lettuce Bundles with Sesame-Herb Dressing

Chicken Lettuce Bundles with Sesame-Herb Dressing

Chicken Lettuce Bundles with Sesame-Herb Dressing Makes 6 servings   Sesame Herb Dressing 2/3 cup mayonnaise 1/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon Nakano Seasoned Rice Vinegar, divided   Original or Roasted Garlic 1/3 cup chopped fresh mint 1/3 cup chopped fresh cilantro or basil 1 teaspoon […]