Asian inspired Chopped Salad 

Asian Inspired Chopped Salad

Taking inspiration from my local farmers market here in Devon and using Asian ideas and flavours, I wanted to create some bright flavours to nudge my senses awake in the cold dark month of January. As you can imagine, my local farmers market is still very much in its roots and pumpkin phase with it still being chilly outside but that didn’t stop me. Bright organic carrots that are crispy and full of flavour paired with red and white cabbage, spring onions and corriander. Toss that all together with soy sauce, sesame oil, lime, garlic and ginger. You have a true mash up of countries and continents like no other…Devon meets Asia! Now that’s what I call fusion food!

Asian Inspired Chopped Salad
Serves 4
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Total Time
25 min
Total Time
25 min
Ingredients
  1. Dressing
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  3. 2 tbs local honey
  4. 2 tbs rice vinegar
  5. 2 tbs vegetable oil
  6. ½ tbs soy sauce
  7. ½ tbs peanut butter
  8. ½ tsp sesame oil
  9. ¼ tsp salt or to taste
  10. ¼ tsp chili flakes
  11. ½ tbs minced fresh ginger
  12. 1 large garlic clove, minced
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  14. Slaw
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  16. 1/4 white cabbage, shredded
  17. 1/4 red cabbage, shredded
  18. 2 carrots, julienned (cut into long, thin batons)
  19. ½ red pepper, thinly sliced into bite-sized pieces
  20. 1 stalk spring onion, finely sliced
  21. ¼ cup chopped salted peanuts, roughly chopped
  22. ¼ cup chopped fresh corriander, roughly chopped
Instructions
  1. Combine all the ingredients for the dressing. Stir until the peanut butter has dissolved.
  2. In a large bowl or platter, combine all the ingredients for the slaw. Add the dressing and toss well. Let sit for 10 minutes so the vegetables have the chance to absorb the dressing.
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3 thoughts on “Asian inspired Chopped Salad 

    1. Thanks for taking a look at my recipe Chloe.. it’s simple to prepare and delicious in flavour. Make sure you let the dressing infuse with the veggies to get the full flavour! Enjoy!

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