Liko Hoes Hoio Salad
Liko Hoe of the Waiahole Poi Factory cooks up original Hawaiian favorite ho'io (fern shoot) salad. Give it a try, rest i assure you will love this tasty green salad.
1 pound fresh ho?io fern shoots - blanched and drained
¼ medium onion sliced
½ medium tomato cubed
6 cups water for boiling
1/4 cup Aloha Shoyu
2 tablespoons rice vinegar
1 teaspoon ginger, grated
2 tablespoons sugar
In a medium sized pot, boil water and quickly blanch fern shoots for about 1 minute, then cool in ice bath or cold water. Drain and set aside in refrigerator until ready to use. Slice onions thinly and cube tomatoes.
In a small bowl, mix Aloha shoyu, sugar and vinegar until sugar is dissolved. Mix cold fern shoots, tomato and onion with sauce and serve chilled. You can allow sauce to soak into fern shoots in refrigerator before serving if you prefer.