Salad Recipe: Thai Style Quinoa Salad

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Feb. 28, 2016

This flavor packed salad is so delicious you won't even think about it being good for you. It's easy to make and the perfect lunch or side dish!


For salad
Water 3 Cup (48 tbs)
Quinoa 1 1/2 Cup (24 tbs)
Red cabbage head 1/4 Cup (4 tbs) , thinly sliced
Cucumber 1/2 , diced
Scallion 3 , slice
Carrot 1 , shredded
Red bell pepper 1 , diced
Edamame 1 Cup (16 tbs) , thawed
For vinaigrette
Juice of lime 3
Garlic cloves 3 , mince
Grated fresh ginger 1 Tablespoon
Soy sauce 3 Tablespoon
Honey 1 Teaspoon
Vegetable oil 1/3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
For toppings (optional)
Chopped fresh cilantro 1 Teaspoon (as needed) (Optional)
Unsalted peanuts 1 Tablespoon , chopped (as needed) (Optional)
Grilled chicken 50 Gram (as needed) (Optional)



1.The first thing you want to do is cook your quinoa according to the package directions.



2.Once the quinoa is cooked add it to a large mixing bowl and to the bowl add the sliced cabbage, diced cucumber, shredded carrot, sliced scallion, edamame, and diced red bell pepper.

3.In a small bowl mix together the lime juice, minced garlic, grated ginger, soy sauce, honey, and vegetable oil.

4.Add the vinaigrette to the quinoa and mix everything until combined and coated in the vinaigrette.



5.To serve I like to put it in a bowl and top it with chopped cilantro and peanuts. That's it! An easy and VERY delicious salad!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Servings: 5

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 399Calories from Fat 177

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 20 g30.8%

Saturated Fat 2 g10%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 524 mg21.83%

Total Carbohydrates 44 g14.7%

Dietary Fiber 6 g24%

Sugars 4 g

Protein 14 g28%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet