This sesame dressing sets off the flavor of crispy radishes in a new and exotic way.
1½ cups thinly sliced radishes
½ cup tahini (roasted sesame paste)
5 scallions, thinly sliced
3 tablespoons dry sherry
2 tablespoons lemon juice
¼ teaspoon each salt and sweetener
¼ cup water
optional: 1/3 cup chopped or sliced almonds; 1 cup cubed chicken meat
- Place radishes in a bowl.
- For the dressing: stir the rest of the ingredients into the tahini; it will be a thick paste. Thin dressing to a creamy consistency with the water.
- Combine radishes with dressing and toss. Taste for seasoning. Sprinkle with chopped nuts if desired.
- Serve on lettuce.
- For a main-dish salad, mix in the almonds and chicken