Vegan South East Asian Rainbow Salad With Creamy Peanut Avocado Sriracha Dressing

December 18, 2020
This incredibly easy and visually striking salad packs a punch of flavour. It's tangy and sweet, colourful and crunchy—combining the best of South East Asian cuisine. The perfect accompaniment to your main dish, or a great lighter meal. Try it as a pre- and post-Christmas detox—this recipe makes healthy eating simple and delicious.
vegan south east asian rainbow salad with creamy peanut avocado sriracha dressing in a bowl next to avocados

Vegan South East Asian Rainbow Salad With Creamy Peanut Avocado Sriracha Dressing

Recipe Type: Detox Salads
utensils YIELDS 4 servings (side); 2 servings (main)
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  • 2 large Avocado
  • 1 Zucchini
  • 1 Carrot
  • 1/2 cup Cherry Tomatoes
  • 1/3 cup Peanut Butter
  • 1 tbsp Soy Sauce
  • 1/2 tsp to 1/2 tbsp Sriracha (to taste)
  • 1 tsp Lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup Your favourite nuts
  • 1 1/2 packed cups Mesclun Greens
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1. Peel the carrot.

2. Thinly slice or spiralize the zucchini and carrot. I recently got a spiralizer and it has been a game changer for my salads—can’t get enough of the awesome texture, plus it speeds up prep time too.

3. Slice the cherry tomatoes in half.

4. Prepare the dressing. Peel and mash the avocado. In a bowl, combine the peanut butter, avocado, soy sauce, sriracha and lemon juice. Trust me on the combo—it’s a creamy, tangy, sweet and sour dressing.

5. Combine the zucchini, carrot, and cherry tomatoes. Stir in the dressing.

6. Top with your favorite nuts. I used a combination of pumpkin seeds and walnuts, but you could use pretty much any that you have on hand.

7. Serve on a bed of mesclun greens. Enjoy!

Also by Debbie: Vegan Crispy Chinese BBQ Tofu

Vegan Pumpkin Stew With Broccoli, Corn, & Mushroom

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Photo: Debbie Tan

Debbie was born in Malaysia and grew up in New Zealand. She loves writing, musicals, and living a plant based life. A digital marketer by day, she is also passionate about visual storytelling. She hopes to show that living a more sustainable and compassionate lifestyle can be simple and fun! Debbie has volunteered for social and environmental causes over the years, and interviewed Dr Jane Goodall on her 2018 world tour. Visit her Instagram @debbietan96 for snaps of delicious food and plants, and YouTube for music.


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