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Spicy Peanut Asian Slaw

Spicy Peanut Asian Slaw is loaded with crisp and delicious vegetables that are topped with a creamy spicy peanut dressing, chopped peanuts, green onions and sesame seeds!
Spicy Peanut Asian Slaw is loaded with crisp and delicious vegetables that are topped with a creamy spicy peanut dressing, chopped peanuts, green onions and sesame seeds! www.nutritionistreviews.com
Asian style salads are my favorite. Especially when they are loaded with a flavorful, homemade dressing. I whipped up this spicy peanut dressing in no time and am thrilled with the results. It is creamy, rich tasting, yet quite light and healthy. I chose to use a variety of my favorite Asian inspired vegetables for this dish which turned out well.

Spicy Peanut Asian Slaw is loaded with crisp and delicious vegetables that are topped with a creamy spicy peanut dressing, chopped peanuts, green onions and sesame seeds! www.nutritionistreviews.com
If you want to make the sauce thinner, you can by adding a bit more rice vinegar, lime juice, sesame oil or water. I liked mine thicker for this recipe but switch it up from time to time. I love whipping up a quick peanut dressing because it tastes so much better than store bought dressings. 

Spicy Peanut Asian Slaw is loaded with crisp and delicious vegetables that are topped with a creamy spicy peanut dressing, chopped peanuts, green onions and sesame seeds! www.nutritionistreviews.com
While I was at the store buying vegetables for this recipe, the pea pods looked extra delicious and so did the English cucumbers I decided to get some of those and throw them in. They added delicious crunch and bit of sweetness to the dish. I used curly cabbage called savoy cabbage but napa cabbage or regular cabbage would work as well. Hint: I cheated and bought pre-shredded carrots and pre-shredded red cabbage! Feel free to do the same.

Spicy Peanut Asian Slaw is loaded with crisp and delicious vegetables that are topped with a creamy spicy peanut dressing, chopped peanuts, green onions and sesame seeds! www.nutritionistreviews.com

Spicy Peanut Asian Slaw


Prep Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 4-6

Ingredients

  • 4 cups curly savoy cabbage, chopped
  • 2 cups red cabbage, chopped
  • 2 large carrots, shredded
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions
  • 1/2 cup cucumber, julienned
  • 1/2 cup peapods, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds
  • 1/4 cup chopped peanuts
Spicy Peanut Dressing
  • 1/2 cup powdered peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup sesame oil
  • Juice from 1 lime
  • 1/4 cup rice vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper

Instructions

1. Whisk together all ingredients for spicy peanut dressing.
2. Mix together all vegetables. Toss with dressing and top with sesame seeds and chopped peanuts.
Enjoy!
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Spicy Peanut Asian Slaw is loaded with crisp and delicious vegetables that are topped with a creamy spicy peanut dressing, chopped peanuts, green onions and sesame seeds! www.nutritionistreviews.com
This recipe uses my favorite peanut butter powder: Purely Inspired Powdered Peanut Butter. I have been a fan of powdered peanut butter for years and this one is delicious. It has 90% less fat per serving than peanut butter. I do not typically use it in place of PB but like to add it to different sweet and savory dishes to use in a different way. It can give great flavor to foods. It is only made with roasted peanuts, sugar and salt and has 6 grams of protein per serving. I also like it mixed into yogurt for a peanut butter Greek yogurt, I eat it daily in my oatmeal and it is tasty in smoothies.

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Spicy Peanut Asian Slaw is loaded with crisp and delicious vegetables that are topped with a creamy spicy peanut dressing, chopped peanuts, green onions and sesame seeds! www.nutritionistreviews.com
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Disclosure: This is a sponsored recipe by Purely Inspired. All opinions, recipe and text are my own.

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