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Thai Salad with Peanut Dressing

Total Time

Prep: 25 min.


8 servings

This Thai salad is very fresh and flavorful. The peanut garnish adds a satisfying crunch. —James Schend, Taste of Home Deputy Editor
Thai Salad with Peanut Dressing Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 2 cups spring mix salad greens
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro leaves
  • 1 small napa cabbage, shredded
  • 1 small cucumber, sliced
  • 1 small red onion, julienned
  • 2 small carrots, shredded
  • 2 green onions, sliced
  • 1/4 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 3 tablespoons hot water
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 small garlic clove, minced
  • 1/4 cup dry roasted peanuts
  • Jalapeno pepper slices, optional


  1. In a large bowl, toss salad greens and next 7 ingredients.
    For dressing, in a small bowl, whisk the first eight ingredients. Add to salad mixture and toss to coat. Divide mixture between four plates; top with peanuts and jalapenos if desired.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 111 calories, 8g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 286mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 2g fiber), 4g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 fat, 1 vegetable.

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