Summer Sesame Carrot Salad

Sesame Carrot Salad

If you’re sensitive to spicy foods, then start with 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes and add more to taste. To make carrot ribbons, peel carrots, then swipe the peeler from the fat end to the tip to make ribbons.


1 clove garlic, minced 2 tablespoons white vinegar 2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar 1 tablespoon honey 1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil 1/2 cup sesame seeds, toasted 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes Kosher salt 1 1/2 pounds carrots, peeled lengthwise into thin ribbons 1 cup tightly packed cilantro leaves


  1. In a small bowl, whisk together the garlic, vinegars, honey, sesame oil, sesame seeds, red pepper flakes, and 1 teaspoon salt. Pour the dressing over the carrots, add the cilantro, and toss well. Season to taste with salt, and serve.

Serves 4

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