Recipe | "Asian Salad with Thai Peanut dressing" by Sue Ready

Cook's Notes: The ingredients listed for the salad can be increased or decreased depending on how many servings you need. The dressing is enough for 3 salads. It's a thick dressing so use it immediately rather than refrigerating it. The Thai Dressing is just amazing with a wonderful blend of sweetness, saltiness, sourness and heat with red pepper flakes. Add in cooked chicken or pork and the salad becomes a main meal.

Salad Ingredients:

  • 1/2 bag of chopped Asian Salad Mix (discard the dressing packet)
  • Snow peas, diced diagonally
  • Thinly sliced cucumbers
  • Mini sweet red and yellow peppers, diced
  • Red onions, diced
  • Peanuts, coarsely chopped 
  • Optional cooked chicken or pork 
Thai Peanut Dressing Ingredients:
  • 1/4-cup creamy peanut butter
  • 2 TB. rice vinegar
  • 2 TB. fresh lime juice, from one lime
  • 3 TB. vegetable oil
  • 1 TB. soy sauce
  • 2 TB. honey
  • 2-tsp. sugar
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1-inch square piece fresh ginger, peeled, minced about 1 TB or ½ tsp. dried ginger
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/8-1/4 tsp. crushed red pepper flakes
  • Optional 2 TB. fresh cilantro leaves
Salad and Dressing Directions:
  • Mix the salad ingredients in a bowl.
  • Mix dressing ingredients in a blender. Blend the dressing with salad ingredients. 

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