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Easy Wasabi Scallion Sauce is a great alternative to the traditional sauces served with the latkes. (AP Photo/Larry Crowe)
From The Asian Reporter, V18, #51 (December 23, 2008), page 12.
Top your latkes with a Japanese-inspired sauce
By The Associated Press
Tired of traditional latke toppings? This simple Asian sauce dresses up a frozen latke. The mayonnaise makes it slightly reminiscent of the more traditional sour cream topping.
Easy Wasabi Scallion Sauce
Start to finish: 5 minutes, plus overnight chilling
Makes about 1 1/4 cups
1 large bunch scallions, roughly chopped
1 cup light mayonnaise
Juice of 1 lemon
1/8 teaspoon wasabi powder
In a food processor, combine all ingredients.
Process until creamy and smooth. Refrigerate overnight.
Recipe adapted from Jamie Gellerís Quick and Kosher, Feldheim, 2007.