Our tasty Asian inspired salad with a lovely warm spicy peanut dressing recipe brings together a range of fresh vegetables and Mandarin oranges.
The salad is then dressed with a warm spicey peanut dressing and topped with white sesame seeds.
A healthy salad taking just 30 minutes to get ready and full of immune-boosting ingredients with great flavours.
This salad recipe is just 413 calories making it a low-calorie salad without any refined sugar and gluten-free.
Tasty Asian Salad with a Lovely Warm Spicy Peanut Dressing
- Chef's Knife
- Medium Saucepan/skillet
- Large mixing bowl
- Box grater or Garlic Press and Ginger Grater
Spicy Peanut Dressing Ingredients
- 1/2 cup organic/natural sugar-free peanut butter smooth organic/all-natural
- 3 tbsp rice vinegar
- 1 tbsp sesame oil
- 2 tsp sriracha sauce
- 3 tbsp tamari or coconut aminos
- 1 1/2 tbsp honey preferably local
- 2 tbsp lime juice preferably fresh
- 1 tbsp ginger finely grated/minced
- 2 cloves garlic finely grated/minced
- 1/4 cup liquid from Mandarin oranges
- 4 cups savoy/green cabbage grated/shredded
- 2 cups red cabbage grated/shredded
- 150 g carrots 2 large ones, grated/shredded
- 120 g red bell pepper medium one, thinly sliced
- 2 spring onions/green onions green parts only, sliced
- 1/4 cup fresh coriander/cilantro leaves only, chopped
- 1/4 cup roasted peanuts chopped
- 411 g can of sugar-free Mandarin oranges packed in juice
- 1 tbsp white sesame seeds
- sea salt and black pepper to taste
- To make the dressing, combine the peanut butter, vinegar, sesame oil, and sriracha sauce in a medium pan/skillet over medium heat. Season with salt and black pepper, to taste, and heat, stirring continuously, until the peanut butter melts and the ingredients are thoroughly combined about 2-3 minutes.
- Reduce the heat to low and whisk in remaining dressing ingredients until combined. Simmer, stirring occasionally, until heated through, approximately 2 minutes. Remove from heat and set aside. Keep warm.
- Combine the shredded green cabbage, red cabbage, carrots, bell pepper, green onion, and fresh cilantro in a large bowl. Season with salt and black pepper, to taste, and drizzle with a small amount of the warm peanut dressing. Toss to combine.
- Transfer the salad to a decorative serving platter and top with chopped peanuts, Mandarin oranges, and sesame seeds. Serve immediately with remaining peanut dressing on the side. Enjoy!