After years of lusting after the dressing served on the small salads at various Hibachi grills and sushi restaurants, I think I’ve finally got it! The combination of cucumber and radish in this salad is crunchy, ridiculously refreshing, and packs well in a picnic.
cucumber and radish salad with ginger miso dressing
for the dressing:
1 tsp finely grated fresh ginger
1 small garlic clove, minced
2 Tbsp sweet white Miso paste
2 Tbsp rice wine vinegar
1 Tbsp soy sauce
1 Tsp toasted sesame oil
2 Tbsp water
2-3 cucumbers, sliced thin (peeled or not according to preference)
4-5 radishes, sliced thin
chopped assorted fresh herbs (optional)
In a small bowl, whisk together the ingredients for the dressing. Serve alongside salad. Refrigerate unused dressing.