Asian Romaine Salad
Excellent served Teriyaki Chicken.

Servings: 4 - 1 cup side salads

• 1 heart romaine lettuce
• 1 teaspoon chopped garlic
• 1/2 teaspoon grated peeled ginger
• 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
• 1 tablespoon sesame oil
• 1 tablespoon light soy sauce
• 2 teaspoons water
• 1 teaspoon sesame seed, toasted and crushed with side of a heavy knife

Cut romaine crosswise into 2-inch pieces and put in a bowl.

Cook garlic, ginger, and red-pepper flakes in sesame oil in a small heavy skillet over medium-low heat, stirring, until garlic begins to sizzle, about 30 seconds. Stir in soy sauce and water and bring to a boil.

Pour hot dressing over romaine and toss to coat. Sprinkle with sesame seeds. Marinate, stirring occasionally, at least 30 minutes.

Per Serving: 66 Calories; 4g Fat (50.9% calories from fat); 1g Saturated Fat; 4g Protein; 5g Carbohydrate; 3g Dietary Fiber; 0mg Cholesterol; 167mg Sodium. Exchanges: 0 Grain(Starch); 0 Lean Meat; 1 Vegetable; 1/2 Fat.

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