Asian Kale Ginger Peanut Salad

Hey hey foodies, it’s meeeeeeeee Tiffany from Creme de la Crumb. And I think it’s time to level with each other…. how are your new years eating goals comin’? Honestly mine have been pretty spot-on and I’m proud to say I’ve been successfully integrating LOTS of vegetables and salads into my diet. A+

Blue bowl with asian kale thai peanut salad.


Today I’ve got my newest favorite salad to share with you. It’s a crunchy Asian kale salad with peppers, cabbage, carrots, and tossed with a creamy peanut ginger dressing. Doesn’t that sound look heavenly?? Be sure to toss lots of almonds on top – they’re the best part! No wait the dressing is the best part. Wait! The kale.

I dunno, it’s all good. 🙂

Crunchy Asian kale salad in a blue bowl.

Recipe adapted from Once Upon A Chef

Asian Kale Ginger Peanut Salad

Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Author Tiffany
Servings 4 Servings

It’s a crunchy Asian kale salad with peppers, cabbage, carrots, and tossed with a creamy peanut ginger dressing. 

Course Salad
Cuisine Asian American
Keyword asian kale ginger peanut salad, kale salad recipes, salad recipes


  • 6 cups kale chopped
  • 1 cup carrots shredded, carrot matchsticks
  • 1 red or yellow pepper thinly sliced
  • 1 cup red cabbage thinly sliced
  • 1/3 cilantro roughly chopped
  • 1/3 cup almond slivers or shaved almonds
  • optional: sesame seeds


  • 6 tablespoons creamy peanut butter
  • 6 tablespoons unseasoned rice vinegar
  • Juice of 1 lime for more tang, add an extra half lime
  • 6 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup sugar or honey
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon sriracha
  • 1 teaspoon Asian sesame oil


  1. Whisk all dressing ingredients together until smooth. Cover and chill until ready to serve.
  2. Add chopped cale, peppers, cabbage, cilantro and carrots to a large bowl. Add dressing and toss to coat. Top with almonds and sprinkle with sesame seeds if desired.
Nutrition Facts
Asian Kale Ginger Peanut Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 546 Calories from Fat 369
% Daily Value*
Fat 41g63%
Saturated Fat 6g30%
Sodium 708mg30%
Potassium 990mg28%
Carbohydrates 37g12%
Fiber 5g20%
Sugar 18g20%
Protein 15g30%
Vitamin A 15694IU314%
Vitamin C 191mg232%
Calcium 216mg22%
Iron 3mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.


Tiffany is an avid cook and photographer who enjoys eating food as much as she does preparing it. She likes to focus on quick, no-fuss meals with lots of big, bold flavors the whole family will love. Putting her own tasty spin on a classic meal or flavor combination is her passion!

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