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Houttuynia Cordata Leaf Salad

Houttuynia Cordata Leaf SaladDid you know you can improve your immune system by simply eating Houttuynia Cordata laced salads? In fact, if you use Houttuynia Cordata in spring and summer time in green salads and cooked dishes, you can avoid the unpleasant odor that characterizes the plant. Eating Houttuynia Cordata helps to kill bacteria and viruses; it also reduces fevers and inflammation.

Here is a simple recipe for a popular Chinese salad which used the leaves of Houttuynia Cordata.

200 grams Houttuynia Cordata leaves
1 tsp finely chopped garlic
1/2 tsp crushed ginger
1 tsp chopped spring onion

Salad dressing
3-4 sliced dried chilies
1 tbsp Soy sauce
1 tbsp Black vinegar
1/2 tsp sesame oil
1/2 tsp sugar
1/4 tsp salt

1. Soak the Houttuynia Cordata leaves in water for 10 minutes, wash, drain and set aside.
2. Put the dried chilies in a saucepan and heat with 3 tbsp of cooking oil until the oil is infused and set aside.
3. Put the dressing ingredients in a bowl and mix together well.
4. Place the Houttuynia Cordata leaves in a salad bowl, add the salad dressing and stir until all the leaves are covered, serve.

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