This Thai Cashew Chopped Salad with Ginger Peanut Sauce is the perfect light and crunchy summer salad to add into your meal planning. During the warmer months, anything that is easy to throw together and that doesn't heat up my house is at the top of my list.
I served this at girl's night tonight alongside grilled mahi mahi to incorporate some lean protein and it was the perfect paring.
4 cups Romaine, chopped
½ head red cabbage, chopped
½ cup sliced carrots
½ cup edamame, shelled
1 yellow bell pepper, chopped
1 red bell pepper, chopped
3 green onions, chopped
½ cup cashews (I used roasted)
1/2 cup crunchy lo mein noodles
Ginger Peanut Dressing:
⅓ cup peanut butter
2 tablespoons honey
3 teaspoons freshly grated ginger
2 tablespoons rice vinegar
2 teaspoon sesame oil
Water to thin (I used about 2 TB)
1. In a small bowl whisk together the peanut butter, honey, ginger, rice vinegar, and sesame oil. Add water 1 Tablespoon at a time until you have your desired consistency.
2. In a large bowl, combine romaine, red cabbage, carrots, edamame, red and yellow bell pepper, green onions, and cashews. Toss.
3. Drizzle on the ginger peanut sauce and serve.