Asian Carrot Salad

August 6, 2023

Are you in the mood for a simple and speedy way to sneak some veggies into your meals? Look no further – I’ve got you covered! Presenting my Asian carrot salad – a dish that is effortless, delicious, and beautiful.

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The Main Ingredient in this Asian Carrot Salad

Ah, the humble carrot – first, they are dependable! We always have at least a couple of carrots in the veggie drawer of our fridge. They can stay fresh up to one month! Second, it’s not just a crunchy snack, but a real nutritional powerhouse! These vibrant orange wonders are like nature’s multivitamin, loaded with goodness. Think of them as your delicious way to support healthy eyes, glowing skin, and a strong immune system.

How to Make this Salad:

Let’s get down to business. To whip up this vibrant salad, you’ll need 3 medium to large carrots. Give them a gentle peel and a quick shred – but remember, safety first! Those manual shredders and mandolins can be a bit tricky, so take your time and stay attentive. Once you’ve shredded them, transfer to a mixing bowl.

But what’s a salad without its dressing? Fear not, because I’ve got you covered there too. A blend of soy sauce, roasted sesame oil, rice vinegar, honey, grated garlic, and ginger come together to create a delicious Asian inspired flavor. Top it all off with a sprinkle of chopped parsley and roasted sesame seeds for a burst of color and a final touch of nutty crunch.

What makes this Asian carrot salad even more incredible is its versatility and convenience. Once it’s dressed and ready to go, it can hang out in the fridge for a cozy 2-3 days, making it an ideal candidate for meal prep or a handy addition to your potluck spread. No more last-minute dressing scrambles – with this salad, you’re prepared, composed, and ready to enjoy a burst of flavor whenever the craving strikes. So go ahead, whip up a batch, and savor the joy of effortless nutrition and incredible taste, all in one marvelous bowl.

Asian Carrot Salad

Recipe by Raquel QuevedoCourse: SaladCuisine: AsianDifficulty: Easy


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  • 3 medium to large carrots, raw

  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce

  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar

  • 1 tablespoon honey

  • 1 tablespoon roasted sesame oil

  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed garlic

  • 1/2 teaspoon grated ginger

  • chopped parsley (for garnish)

  • roasted sesame seeds (for garnish)


  • Peel the carrots and shred them. Transfer them to a mixing bowl.
  • In a small bowl, mix the soy sauce, vinegar, honey, sesame oil, garlic and ginger.
  • Add the dressing to the carrots and gently toss them to ensure the dressing coats all of the carrots.
  • Garnish with chopped parsley and sesame seeds.

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Nutrition Facts

4 servings per container

  • Amount Per ServingCalories80
  • % Daily Value *
  • Total Fat 3.8g 6%
    • Total Carbohydrate 10.5g 4%
      • Protein 0.8g 2%

        * The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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