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ASIAN CHOPPED SALAD ON A WHITE PLATE WITH FRESH HERBS, CHILLI & CHOPSTICKS
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5 from 5 votes

Asian Chopped Salad – full of fresh flavour

Our Asian Chopped Salad is brimming with fresh herbs and colourful vegetables. Use it as a base for your favourite protein and make it a meal, or it makes a great and easy side for weekday dinners. 
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time0 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: Asian
Keyword: dairy-free, Easy, keto, low carb
Servings: 6 as a side
Calories: 184kcal

Ingredients

For the salad

  • 400 grams mini Roma tomatoes (2 small punnets)
  • 2 medium Lebanese cucumbers (approximately 240 grams)
  • 1 medium yellow bell pepper/capsicum (approximately 200 grams)
  • 1 small red onion (approximately 80 grams)
  • 1 small bunch coriander/cilantro (approximately 50 grams)*
  • 3 stems basil leaves*
  • 3 stems Vietnamese mint leaves*
  • 1 cup cashews (roasted)
  • 2 tbsps black sesame seeds

For the dressing

  • 3 tbsps lime juice
  • 3 tbsps soy sauce
  • ½ tablespoon fish sauce
  • 1 tablespoon ginger freshly grated
  • 1 clove garlic minced

Instructions

  • Start with the dressing for this salad to allow the flavours to develop. Add all ingredients to a glass jar and shake until emulsified, taste and adjust seasonings.
  • Wash all your vegetables and pat dry.
  • Cut your Roma tomatoes in half across the middle or in thirds if they are large.
  • Trim the tops and bottoms of your cucumbers then dice.
  • Remove the core and seeds from your capsicum then dice.
  • Remove the papery skin from your and trim the top and bottom then dice.
  • Wash all your herbs, shake to remove excess water, pat dry remove the leaves from the stems then roughly chop them.
  • Add all the chopped vegetables, herbs, cashews and sesame seeds to a large mixing bowl, season with some sea salat and cracked black pepper. Pour over your dressing and then mix well to combine.

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Notes

*you should end up with 1 cup chopped coriander/cilantro and ½ cup each basil and mint

Nutrition

Calories: 184kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 631mg | Potassium: 556mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 770IU | Vitamin C: 52mg | Calcium: 65mg | Iron: 3mg