Recipe for Pigs' Ears Salad


1 lb pigs' ears
3 whole star anise
1 two-inch slice fresh ginger root
1 cup raw carrots cut in thin julienne
1 cucumber *
2 green onions **
1/2 cup plum sauce or mango chutney mashed
1 salt and freshly ground pepper
1 lemon juice to taste
1 butter lettuce leaves
1 toasted sesame seeds
1 * peeled, seeded and cut in 2-inch; julienne


** tops only, slivered lengthwise and cut in 2-inch julienne

It is important that all ingredients in this recipe be well chilled.

Prepare pigs' ears according to Steps I and II in the basic instructions. Discard water and return ears to pot with water to cover, star anise and ginger. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, cover and simmer for 45 minutes, or until ears are tender. Remove ears, let cool and chill. Cut into thin strips (1/8 inch).

Combine pigs' ears, carrots, cucumbers and onions and toss lightly with plum sauce. Season with salt and pepper and a little fresh lemon juice if a slightly tart flavor is desired. Serve on crisp lettuce and sprinkle with sesame seeds.

Serves 6.

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