Asian Chopped Salad Recipe

5 from 13 reviews

A crunchy Asian Chopped Salad with colorful veggies and sliced almonds tossed in a quick and easy sesame ginger dressing. Great as a side salad with chicken, shrimp, or fish.


Sesame Ginger Asian Salad Dressing

  • 3 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon freshly grated ginger or ginger paste

Asian Salad

  • 3 cups red cabbage, thinly sliced
  • 3 cups green cabbage, thinly sliced
  • 1 red bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 medium carrot, julienned
  • 1 cup snap peas
  • ½ cup sliced almonds
  • 2 green onions thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds
  • 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste


  1. Add the sesame oil, rice vinegar, honey, lime juice, and ginger to a small bowl and whisk well to combine.
  2. Add the red and green cabbage, red bell pepper, carrots, sugar snap peas, sliced almonds, green onions, sesame seeds, and chopped cilantro to a large bowl. Whisk the salad dressing one more time. Drizzle the salad with the dressing and toss to coat.
  3. Season with salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste.


  • If you prefer, you can add all the contents of the Asian Dressing to a mason jar with a tight-fitting lid and shake it to combine.
  • You can prepare the dressing up to 3 days in advance. Store it in an airtight container in the fridge and shake well before adding it to the salad.
  • Add snow peas, mandarin oranges, or shelled edamame.
  • Consider substituting cashews, peanuts, or slivered almonds for the sliced almonds.
  • This delicious Salad can be prepared up to a day in advance and stored in an airtight container in the fridge. But add the toasted sesame seeds and sliced almonds right before serving.
  • Try adding crispy chow mein noodles or crispy wonton strips.
  • Store leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

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