Easy Asian Slaw with Edamame With Peanut Dressing

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Craving a crunchy and vibrant salad with an Asian twist? Look no further than this easy Asian slaw recipe. Packed with nutritious ingredients and a mouthwatering Thai peanut dressing, this salad is perfect for lunches, potlucks, or as a refreshing side dish at dinner. Let’s dive into the details of this delightful recipe.

Ingredients & Substitutions

Creating this Asian slaw requires a handful of fresh ingredients. Here’s what you’ll need:

  • 1 cup cooked edamame
  • 6 cups prepared shredded coleslaw mix (includes grated cabbage, carrot, and red cabbage)
  • 1 red bell pepper (optional, omit if short on time)
  • ½ cup chopped cilantro
  • 3 sliced green onions

Thai Peanut Dressing

For the dressing, you’ll need:

  • ⅓ cup natural peanut butter
  • 2 tbsp low-sodium soy sauce or tamari
  • 1 tbsp lime juice
  • 1 tbsp agave or maple syrup
  • Sriracha, to taste
  • Water, to thin if needed

Toppings

  • 2-3 tbsp chopped salted peanuts
  • Sesame seeds

Helpful Tools

To prepare this recipe efficiently, make sure you have these tools on hand:

  • Large salad bowl
  • Mason jar with lid for dressing
  • Cutting board and knife
  • Mixing spoon or tongs

How To Make This Easy Asian Slaw Recipe

In a mason jar, combine peanut butter, soy sauce, lime juice, agave, and sriracha. Secure the lid and shake vigorously until well mixed.

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Add water gradually, 1 tablespoon at a time, to achieve desired consistency.

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In a large salad bowl, toss together shredded coleslaw mix, cooked edamame, sliced green onions, bell pepper (if using), and chopped cilantro.

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Pour the prepared Thai peanut dressing over the salad and toss until evenly coated.

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Top the salad with chopped salted peanuts and sesame seeds for added crunch and flavor.

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Serve immediately and enjoy this refreshing Asian slaw!

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Notes: For an extra flavor kick, consider adding 1 tablespoon of minced ginger and 1 clove of minced garlic to the dressing.

Tips & Tricks For This Easy Asian Slaw

FAQs

Can I make this slaw ahead of time?

Yes, you can prepare the salad ingredients and dressing separately. Combine just before serving for optimal freshness.

How spicy is the sriracha in the dressing?

Adjust the amount of sriracha to your preferred spice level.

What can I substitute for edamame?

Cooked chickpeas or crispy tofu are great alternatives.

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Easy Asian Slaw with Edamame & Peanut Dressing

Whip up this easy Asian slaw loaded with crunchy veggies and a zesty Thai peanut dressing. A refreshing and flavorful salad for any occasion!
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Course Lunch, Salad
Cuisine Asian, Fusion, Thai
Servings 4

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup cooked edamame
  • 6 cups prepared shredded coleslaw mix (includes grated cabbage, carrot, and red cabbage)
  • 1 red bell pepper (skip this if you're short on time)
  • ½ cup chopped cilantro
  • 3 sliced green onions

Thai Peaut Dressing

  • cup natural peanut butter
  • 2 tbsp low-sodium soy sauce or tamari
  • 1 tbsp lime juice
  • 1 tbsp agave or maple syrup
  • sriracha to taste
  • water to thin if needed

Toppings

  • 2-3 tbsp chopped salted peanuts
  • sesame seeds

Instructions
 

  • In a mason jar add peanut butter, soy sauce, lime juice, agave and sriracha. Put the lid on and shake to combine the ingredients. Add water 1 tbsp at a time to thin if needed.
  • In a large salad bowl, add slaw mix, cooked edamame, green onions, bell pepper and cilantro. Add the dressing and toss to combine.
  • Top the salad with chopped salted peanuts, and sesame seeds if desired. Serve and enjoy!

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Notes

If you have time, add 1 tbsp of minced ginger and 1 clove minced garlic to enhance the flavour of the dressing. 
Tried this recipe?Let us know how it was!

Conclusion: Easy Asian Slaw

This easy Asian slaw recipe offers a delightful blend of flavors and textures that are sure to impress. Whether you’re looking for a healthy lunch option or a vibrant side dish for dinner, this salad is a winner. Give it a try and enjoy a taste of Asia in every bite!

4 thoughts on “Easy Asian Slaw with Edamame With Peanut Dressing

  1. Lisa says:

    5 stars
    Very delicious salad, I didn’t even realize how much protein is in edamames I will try to incorporate more into my salads going forward

    • spicyveganfood says:

      Thank you so much Lisa! I’m so happy you liked the salad. and yes edamame are such a good source of plant protein! 🙂

  2. Francia says:

    5 stars
    Amazing recipe!! Fresh and delicious 🤤

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