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Asian Salad with Peanut Butter Dressing

The combination of flavours and textures in this recipe will have you craving this Asian Salad with Peanut Butter Dressing full of crunchy and healthy vegetables over and over again!

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Bowl of Asian Salad with Peanut Butter Dressing

The peanut butter dressing in this Asian style salad is sweet, salty, sour and just slightly spicy. It makes this dish so delicious and addictive you'll want to have this salad every day of the week! 

This salad can be enjoyed as a light meal or you can add some protein like grilled chicken, shrimp or even tofu to make this a more substantial dish.

Large bowl with shredded carrots, red pepper, sugar snap peas, bean sprouts, chopped cilantro for an Asian Salad.

There are many ingredients in this salad. And though it takes a bit of time to prepare, it does make a lot and will last a few days (without the dressing) in the refrigerator.  It's really perfect for prepping healthy work lunches.

The recipe makes quite a bit of peanut butter dressing, make sure to keep it refrigerated and it will last for days. You can use the leftover peanut butter dressing to top these easy Chicken and Vegetable Lettuce Bundles.

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Bowl of Asian Salad with Peanut Butter Dressing

Asian Salad with Peanut Butter Dressing

Sweet and Savoury Pursuits, recipe for dressing adapted from White on Rice Couple
The combination of flavours and textures in this recipe will have you craving this Asian Salad with Peanut Butter Dressing full of crunchy and healthy vegetables!
4.67 from 6 votes
Prep Time 30 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Salad
Cuisine Asian
Servings 6
Calories 363 kcal

Ingredients
  

ASIAN SALAD:

  • 6 cups of chopped Napa cabbage
  • 3 cups bean sprouts
  • 1 1/2 cups grated carrots
  • 1 1/2 cups fresh sugar snap peas trimmed and sliced
  • 1 large red bell pepper sliced
  • 2 green onions thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup of chopped cilantro
  • 1/2 cup roughly chopped peanuts more to taste

PEANUT BUTTER DRESSING:

  • 1/2 cup all natural peanut butter or regular
  • 3 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 lime juiced
  • 2 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon Sriracha hot sauce
  • 1/4 cup roughly chopped peanuts
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1/3 cup water more for a thinner dressing

Instructions
 

  • Combine and toss all of the washed and chopped vegetables in a large bowl.
  • In the blender, add all of the dressing ingredients and blend until all ingredients are well blended and dressing is smooth. When ready to serve add desired amount of dressing on salad and toss.
  • Note that you will need to thin out the dressing with a bit of water after it has been refrigerated. Just add a few drops of water at a time and mix well until you have the desired consistency.

Nutrition

Calories: 363kcalCarbohydrates: 25gProtein: 13gFat: 25gSaturated Fat: 7gSodium: 490mgPotassium: 616mgFiber: 6gSugar: 15gVitamin A: 6495IUVitamin C: 54.9mgCalcium: 77mgIron: 2.7mg
Keyword Asian Salad with Peanut Butter Dressing
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mommycookforme

Tuesday 5th of August 2014

Salad looks yummy!! :)

Sweet and Savoury Pursuits

Tuesday 5th of August 2014

Thanks!

More Time at the Table

Saturday 19th of July 2014

Looking lovely. What a great salad. Thanks for coming to moretimeatthetable.com!

Sweet and Savoury Pursuits

Saturday 19th of July 2014

Thank you. It was my pleasure, thanks for stopping by SSP!

Traditionally Modern Food

Friday 11th of July 2014

Refreshing colorful salad, Fida:) peanut butter dressing sounds interesting

Sweet and Savoury Pursuits

Friday 11th of July 2014

Thank you, it was really delicious, I could eat it over and over again and not get bored with it :)

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