While you may not have time to squeeze in a trip to the far East, you can transport yourself there temporarily with these crowd-pleasing Asian salad recipes.
This raw asparagus salad with scallions, almonds, and ginger-sesame dressing is vibrant, flavorful, and crunchy. It’s a welcome change from your typical roasted or grilled asparagus. Get the recipe.
This recipe was inspired by the popular Thai Crunch Salad served at California Pizza Kitchen. It’s made with crisp Napa cabbage, crunchy vegetables and edamame but it’s the creamy peanut dressing that makes it so good; I guarantee you’ll want to put it on everything! Serve it as a light lunch or pair it with grilled chicken for a more substantial meal. Get the recipe.
Not only is it easy to pull together, but this Vietnamese chicken and vegetable salad is also satisfying and full of bright, spicy Southeast Asian flavor. Get the recipe.
This flavorful Thai quinoa salad packed with protein and fresh veggies is a healthy eater’s dream! Get the recipe.
This Asian slaw is a great way to eat your colors, and it’s every bit as delicious as it is healthful. The great thing about the recipe is that it makes use of all the prepared vegetables available at the supermarket today, like shredded coleslaw, grated carrots, and shelled edamame. Get the recipe.
This light cucumber salad is one of my warm weather staples. The dressing is tangy and sweet, and the peanuts add a welcome salty crunch. The best part is that the juice from the cucumbers seeps into the dressing, giving it a delicious cucumber flavor. Get the recipe.