Serve this simple salad of pickled ginger, watercress and scallions with grilled fish or chicken.

EatingWell Test Kitchen
Source: EatingWell Magazine, July/August 1997


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Mash garlic with salt with the side of a chef's knife. Place in a small bowl or a jar with a tight-fitting lid. Add ginger liquid, lime juice (or vinegar), oil, honey and pepper; whisk or shake until blended.

  • Place watercress, scallions and pickled ginger in a large bowl. Just before serving, toss with dressing.


Ingredient Note: Pickled ginger is found at health-food stores, Asian markets and in the supermarket produce department.

Nutrition Facts

76 calories; protein 1.5g 3% DV; carbohydrates 9.1g 3% DV; exchange other carbs 0.5; dietary fiber 1g 4% DV; sugars 4.5g; fat 3.6g 6% DV; saturated fat 0.3g 1% DV; cholesterolmg; vitamin a iu 1827.8IU 37% DV; vitamin c 26.1mg 44% DV; folate 14.8mcg 4% DV; calcium 83.9mg 8% DV; iron 0.5mg 3% DV; magnesium 14.4mg 5% DV; potassium 232.3mg 7% DV; sodium 191.9mg 8% DV; thiamin 0.1mg 6% DV; added sugar 1g.