Asian Inspired Salad

asian inspired salad

I love salads but a lot of times I fail to branch out in my selections.  I gravitate towards spinach, feta, strawberry, onion, walnut.  You know that old go-to.

This asian inspired salad was just what I needed to get out of my salad rut.  It's full of flavors and textures and topped with my favorite ginger dressing which I find chillin' in the produce section.

Aren't the colors gorgeous?  Talk about eating with all five senses.

Ingredients:

1/3 grilled chopped chicken (use deli or precooked to save time!)
1 cup arugula, washed
1 cup shredded cabbage, washed
1/3 cup shredded carrots
1/4 red onion, sliced
1/4 shelled edamame
1/3 cup cooked rice noodles
several slices seedless mandarin oranges
2 tbs. chopped walnuts
2 tbs. ginger salad dressing

I'm guessing y'all know how to assemble a salad so I'll spare you instructions.  I think the photo is pretty self explanatory.  I hope you like it!



9 comments:

  1. I have been in a salad rut, so this came at the perfect time! I love the addition of the edamame!!

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  2. This looks wonderful! I think I would just omit the chicken.

    Beautiful photo!

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  3. I love Asian chicken salads. I order them out all the time but have never made my own. The mandarin oranges are my favorite part!

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  4. Did you make that? It's beautiful!

    XO,
    Caitlin
    www.douxrousse.com

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  5. Oh, this is incredible and look at all the vibrant colors. It screams health to me....love that!!!

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  6. I'm so trying this - looks fresh + delicious!

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  7. I love your recipes, and am a new follower! Great job! Patsy

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  8. That salad looks SO good. My Mouth is watering. Have a great weekend :)

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  9. Lovely, clean and pretty: i like it! :)

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