Crunchy Thai Peanut Salad

Picture yourself on a warm summer day, craving something vibrant and full of flavor. That’s when our Crunchy Thai Peanut Salad comes to the rescue. This salad is a delightful symphony of textures and tastes, combining crisp freshness with the richness of Thai cuisine. It’s not just a salad; it’s an experience that transports you to the bustling streets of Bangkok.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups mixed greens
  • 1 cup shredded purple cabbage
  • 1 carrot, julienned
  • 1 red bell pepper, sliced
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/4 cup chopped peanuts
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions
  • 1/4 cup edamame
  • 1/4 cup crispy wonton strips
  • 1/4 cup cooked and shredded chicken (optional)

Instructions

  1. Toss the mixed greens, shredded cabbage, carrot, red bell pepper, cilantro, peanuts, green onions, edamame, and shredded chicken in a large bowl.
  2. Sprinkle crispy wonton strips on top for an extra crunch.
  3. For the dressing, whisk together 1/4 cup creamy peanut butter, 2 tablespoons soy sauce, 1 tablespoon honey, 2 teaspoons sesame oil, 1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger, and the juice of 1 lime.
  4. Drizzle the dressing over the salad just before serving.

Prep time: 15 minutes

Serves 2

Experience the zing of Thai flavors and the satisfying crunch in every bite of this Crunchy Thai Peanut Salad. It’s a balanced blend of vegetables, protein, and a delectable peanut dressing that dances on your taste buds.

Nutrition information: Calories: 320, Total Fat: 18g, Carbohydrates: 30g, Protein: 14g

Picture yourself basking in the flavors of the Far East as you enjoy this salad. Whether it’s a quick weekday lunch or a centerpiece at a weekend gathering, our Crunchy Thai Peanut Salad is a testament to the fact that healthy eating can also be an indulgent journey of the senses. Elevate your salad game with this recipe that’s not just a dish, but a passport to culinary adventure.