Aduki bean salad with leeks recipe
“Aduki beans are highly prized by the Chinese for their goodness”
- Yield: Serves 4
If you buy dried Aduki beans then you will need to follow the preparation and pre-cooking instructions very carefully to ensure the toxin that legumes naturally contain is removed. This means you need to start the process of preparing the Aduki beans the previous day.
When using any type of dried pulses in cooking they must be cooked first according to the instructions on the manufacturers packet. It is also essential to ensure that the 10 minutes boiling period is included to expel the toxin present in dried pulses. For further details, including cooking, check our Aduki bean food fact file.
- Put all the salad ingredients in a bowl and toss together.
- Whisk together the dressing ingredients.
- Immediately before serving pour the dressing over the salad and toss everything together well.