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Asian salad recipes to enjoy this summer

by Malou Herkes

published on 13 July 2018

Packed with zing, colour and crunch, Asian salads can be a refreshing antidote to a hot summer's day. From vegan noodle dishes to healthy chicken salads and spicy squid, these colourful combinations of ingredients really do pack a flavour punch. Here are our favourites to inspire you this summer. 

Asian chicken salad - Best Asian Salad Recipes for this Summer | Burmese, Thai, Japanese

Burmese Chicken Salad from Caravan: Dining All Day by Laura Harper-Hinton, Miles Kirby & Chris Ammermann

Bold flavours are the signature in this salad, with poached chicken, crunchy vegetables, fish sauce, peanuts, chilli and lime all playing a starring role.

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Laura Harper-Hinton, Miles Kirby, Chris Ammermann

sesame chicken salad - Best Asian Salad Recipes for this Summer | Burmese, Thai, Japanese

Sesame Chicken Salad with Cucumber Noodles from The Art of Living Well by Melissa & Jasmine Hemsley

A healthy sesame chicken salad recipe with spiralized cucumber noodles makes a tasty low-carb dish.

Buy The Art of Living Well here.

thai beef salad - Best Asian Salad Recipes for this Summer | Burmese, Thai, Japanese

Thai Beef and Mango Salad from Feelgood Family Food by Dean Edwards

Crunchy, colourful and a beautiful balance of hot, sweet, salty and sour flavours, this salad puts sirloin steak, rice noodles and raw vegetables centre stage.

Buy your copy of Feelgood Family Food here

soba noodle salad - Best Asian Salad Recipes for this Summer | Burmese, Thai, Japanese

Vegan Soba Noodle Salad from Oh She Glows Every Day by Angela Liddon

A flavour-packed, healthy salad with fibre-rich soba noodles, crispy tofu and a simple sesame-tahini dressing. Delicious!

Buy Oh She Glows Every Day here.

squid salad - Best Asian Salad Recipes for this Summer | Burmese, Thai, Japanese

Hot and Sour Squid Salad from Rick Stein's Far Eastern Odyssey by Rick Stein

A salad of poached squid with chilli, mint, coriander and lime leaf, this is a light and refreshing Asian dish for a hot summer's day.

Get Rick Stein's Far Eastern Odyssey here.

 

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