Radish Against The Daikon Light

Looking for a way to use the radish other than mixed in with salad greens ? Try putting the spicy Brassicaceae to use in a salsa. Like other members of its family,  mustard, horseradish, and wasabi, radishes make use of  allyl isothiocyanates, an organosulfur compound that gives it a noticeable spicy kick.

Radish Salsa

  • 2 cups chopped radish
  • 1/2 cucumber, peeled and diced
  • 1/2 small red onion, chopped
  • 1 scallion or spring onion
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic or spring garlic
  • 1 tablespoon minced jalapeno or your favorite hot pepper to desired taste
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • Salt and pepper to taste

After processing the ingredients as instructed, place them into a medium bowl and mix thoroughly.

Taste the salsa and adjust the flavor as desired.

For the unmodified recipe click here.

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