Sunday, February 1, 2009

Sweet and Spicy Chinese Cabbage Salad

Sweet and Spicy Chinese Cabbage Salad Recipe
4 cups chopped or shredded fresh cabbage
1 cup finely chopped carrot
1/2 cup diced red pepper
1/2 cup diced spring onions (white and light green parts only)
1/3 cup olive oil
3 Tbsp. rice vinegar
1 Tbsp. freshly-squeezed lime juice
2 Tbsp. granulated white sugar
1-3 tsp. sweet red Thai chili sauce (more or less, depending on how spicy you like your food)
1 tsp. kosher salt
1 tsp. freshly-ground black pepper
Place the cabbage, carrots, red peppers and spring onions in a large salad bowl. Toss until vegetables are well-mixed.
In a small mixing bowl, whisk together the remaining ingredients.
Pour over the cabbage salad, and toss again to coat the salad evenly with the dressing.
Refrigerate this salad until you are ready to serve it.
Makes 6 to 8 servings.
Per serving (based on 6): 151 calories, 12 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 0 mg cholesterol, 414 mg sodium, 11 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 1 g protein, 80% vitamin A, 68% vitamin C, 3% calcium, 3% iron

We were looking for an Asian salad to go with gyoza. If you aren't familar with gyoza, it is an asian dumpling. (Misty will have to post Dave's family recipe, it is FABULOUS!!) This salad has a great kick to it and Greg and I both loved it.


Heidi said...

Great to see you here Angel! I'm always looking for good side dishes.

Erin said...

I love this salad, and I usually add Ramen noodles(or other Asian noodles, shredded chicken breast, and sesame seeds.