Vegetable Platter - Dia Rau Song

         Yield: 6 Servings
Categories: Salads, Vietnamese

1 lg Head of Boston or other soft -lettuce, separated into Individual leaves 1 bn Of scallions, cut into 2 -inch lengths 1 c Coriander leaves 1 c Mint leaves 1 c Fresh Asian or regular basil -leaves 1 Cucumber, peeled in -alternating strips, halved -lengthwise and Sliced thinly crosswise 4 oz Fresh bean sprouts 1 Ripe mango 1 bn Ripe bananas 1 Ripe papaya 6 Apples 6 Star fruit On a large platter, decoratively arrange all of the ingredients in separate groups. Use in recipes where required. From "The Foods of Vietnam" by Nicole Rauthier. Stewart, Tabori & Chang. 1989.