Simple and Delicious recipes

Asian Green Salad with Fresh, Powerful Favours

asian salad

This simple Asian salad is a burst of vibrant and fresh flavours!

Experience a burst of vibrant flavours with this delightful and simple Asian salad. Packed with nutrient-rich spinach, creamy avocado, protein-packed edamame, refreshing cucumber, and drizzled with a flavorful soy sauce-based dressing, this salad is a refreshing and healthy option. Embark on a culinary journey as you savour the fusion of Asian-inspired ingredients in each delicious bite.

A fully green salad that is nutrient dense and mouthwatering

At the heart of this Asian green salad are nutrient-dense greens. Spinach is packed with vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, spinach adds a vibrant green color and a mild earthy flavor. Its tender leaves provide a refreshing crunch and a healthy boost to the overall nutritional profile of the salad.

Creamy avocado cubes lend a rich and velvety texture to the salad. With their mild and buttery flavor, avocados contribute a satisfying creaminess and provide healthy fats that promote satiety. They also add a dose of vitamins and minerals, making this salad both delicious and nutritious, and keep you full longer.

Edamame, young soybeans, add a delightful pop of texture and a protein-rich component to the salad. These little green gems offer plant-based protein, fiber, and essential amino acids, making them a nutritious addition. Edamame beans provide sustained energy and helps keep you feeling satisfied for longer.

Cool and crisp cucumber slices bring a refreshing element to the salad. Their high water content adds hydration, while their subtle flavor provides a delightful crunch. Cucumber complements the other ingredients, balancing their flavors and enhancing the overall crispness of the salad.

The dressing is the star of this Asian salad

The Asian-inspired dressing ties all the elements of the salad together with its savory and umami flavors. A blend of soy sauce, sesame oil, garlic, chili oil and a touch of honey creates a harmonious balance of saltiness, sweetness, and tang. This dressing coats the ingredients, infusing them with its delightful flavor and elevating the taste experience.

Still deciding? You might also like these exotic and fresh recipes

Add more greens, or maybe some other colours?

The Asian green salad offers versatility, allowing you to customise it according to your preferences. Additions like thinly sliced red bell peppers, crunchy bean sprouts or goji berries can enhance the texture and flavors further. Adjust the dressing to your liking by to tune the sweet and salty notes up up or down.

Asian Green Power Salad

Prep Time10 minutes
Total Time10 minutes
Course: Main Course, Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: Asian
Keyword: Asian salad
Servings: 2 servings


  • 1 small cucumber, peeled and seeded
  • 1 ripe avocado, seeded and cubed
  • 100 g edamame beans
  • 1 handful baby spinach, chopped
  • To garnish: Sesame seeds


  • 1 garlic clove
  • ½ tsp chili oil
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 tsp honey (or agave nectar)


  • Prepare your sauce by pressing a garlic in a bowl and adding the chili oil, soy sauce, sesame oil and honey, and mix well
  • Cut the cucumber along the long side in half, then scoop out the seeds. Cut both halves in 0.5cm thick slices. Cut avocado in cubes, and roughly chop baby spinach.
    Add all veggies into a bowl, pour dressing over and enjoy!

One thought on “Asian Green Salad with Fresh, Powerful Favours

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Recipe Rating

Made with love by Katja & Youssef | 2023