Confetti Cabbage Slaw with Peanut-Lime Dressing
This vibrant multi-colored slaw is smothered with an amazing peanut and lime dressing.Using a mix of carrots and both red and green cabbage give this simple salad beautiful, vibrant colors and amazing crunch. The peanut dressing is made with creamy peanut butter and Asian ingredients like soy sauce, sesame oil, and garlic chili sauce, and honey and lime juice add sweetness and bright flavor. Garnish with crunchy chopped peanuts, and serve this 20-minute salad alongside your favorite Chinese-inspired main course--we think it's an excellent accompaniment for grilled shrimp.
Crunchy Asian Pea Salad with Honeyed Bacon
Thick slices of bacon are brushed with a honey-soy mix and then baked in the oven until crunchy. Use store-bought chile oil instead of homemade for a time-saving swap.
Mixed Asian Salad with Macadamia Nuts
Macadamias add crunch and an unexpected buttery richness to this salad.
Lao Mixed Salad with Peanuts and Fried Shallots
A specialty of Luang Prabang, chef Sebastien Rubis's refreshing salad is made with an array of delicious ingredients--greens, shallot, hard-cooked egg, salted peanuts, tomatoes and cucumber.
Chinese Chicken Salad
Joanne Chang prepares this salad when she's craving Chinese food but wants something light and easy. She sometimes makes it even crunchier by adding napa cabbage, cucumbers and carrots.
Spinach and Edamame Salad with Basil and Asian Dressing
Fish sauce, lime juice and lemongrass make such a delicious dressing that it's easy to forget how healthy this salad is.
Pickled Asian Pear Salad with Creamy Lemon Dressing
This tangy salad is a delicious make-ahead side dish.
Asian Chicken Salad with Wasabi Dressing
This delectable poached-chicken salad, packed with Asian pear, cucumber and bean sprouts, offers a double hit of wasabi. First, F&W's Melissa Rubel Jacobson whisks wasabi powder into the dressing--a blend of mayonnaise, rice vinegar and sesame oil--then she garnishes the salad with crunchy wasabi peas.
Asian Shrimp and Cabbage Salad
An appealing combination of shrimp, carrots, cucumbers, peanuts and cilantro in a spicy Asian dressing makes this salad fresh-tasting and even slightly addictive.
Thai Green Salad with Duck Cracklings
This zippy salad is a great way to use incredibly moist and flavorful duck confit, which is cured in salt, then poached in fat. Tossing the salad with cracklings (duck skin crisped in a pan) adds superb crunch.
Asian Watercress Salad with Salmon
This healthy salad is perfect for a light lunch.
Asian Vegetable Slaw
Use a mandoline slicer or a food processor to prepare the vegetables.