Chinese Radish Salad

(Radish Salad)

Radishes are the vegetables, with a smooth crisp bite and a clean, fresh taste. A unique radish of Chinese origin is called “Shinrimei”. It is a ball-shaped radish, 4 inches in diameter, has deep green shoulder on white skin and bright red flesh. Shinrimei (Shin-Ri-Mei, in Chinese)means “Beauty-In-The-Heart”.  The name reflect the beautiful red flesh of this radish. This variety is also called Roseheart Radish or Watermelon Radish, in the West. Flesh is crispy with mild and sweet flavor, excellent for salad, garnish and cooking.

 This variety grows best in cool climates, suitable for fall/winter crops. They’re also quite good for your health. It has a full of vitamin B6, ascorbic acid, folic acid, copper, calcium, riboflavin, magnesium, and potassium. Radhishes should be stored in the refrigerator and are best if used within two weeks.


  • 10 radishes sliced very thin (ends trimmed)
  • 1 small green pepper finely sliced
  • 1 tbsp. vinegar
  • 2 tsp. soy sauce
  • 2 tsp. sugar


  • Combine the radishes and green pepper in a bowl. Set aside.
  • In a cup, mix vinegar, soy sauce and sugar.
  • Stir until the sugar dissolves.
  • Add this mix to the vegetables, and mix well.
  • Garnish with cilantro and leaf spinach, and serve.