Blue Dragon Sweet Chilli Vinaigrette
recipe for Blue Dragon Sweet Chilli Vinaigrette has
been reproduced courtesy of www.ukshallot.com
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just 40-50 calories per 80g, which counts as one portion
towards the recommended five portions of fruit and vegetables
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A,B and E and have twice the levels of vitamin C in
onions. Whats more, shallots vitamin C content
is double when eaten raw, for example, in salads.
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An authentic recipe, using traditional Thai ingredients
for a food experience straight out of a Bangkok street
for Blue Dragon Sweet Chilli Vinaigrette
1 tbsp Blue Dragon Sweet Chilli Dipping sauce with
1.5 tbsp malt vinegar
½ tsp lemon juice
1 tbsp olive oil
1 tbsp shallots, finely chopped
Pinch black pepper
to make Blue Dragon Sweet Chilli Vinaigrette
make the Blue Dragon Sweet Chilli Vinaigrette, combine
all the ingredients except the black pepper.
toss salad leaves of your choice with the dressing,
sprinkle with black pepper and serve.
can make the salad more substantial by adding grilled
chicken, prawns or fish..
with permission of UK