Asian Salad with Honey Lime Dressing

 Between a trip to the Asian store and my latest CSA box, my fridge was bursting with vegetables.  I decided to make a salad for The Blog Tech to take to work to share with his friends.  I sliced a head of napa cabbage, some bok choy, green onions, red and green peppers, cilantro, Asian basil and pea shoots.  I boiled 1 pound of Asian noodles and added them too.

 For the dressing, I put 5 tablespoons of honey, the juice of 5 limes, 1/4 cup of sesame oil, 1/2 cup of canola oil, 3 tablespoons of soy sauce, 1/4 cup of rice vinegar and some minced garlic and ginger in a jar.  Shake it until combined, taste it and adjust seasoning then pour it over the salad. Depending on the size of your limes you might need to add more honey and oil.

Toss it and let it sit for a while and toss it again.  Since there is so much cabbage in this, it needs to wilt a bit.


This looks like a great lunch. Bok Choy used to be a staple at my house 30 years ago but when we moved here we were not able to find it anymore. The salad you made looks delicious. Those flavors intermingled are divine.
Anonymous said…
this is something I actually do make, lol, but it isn't as good as yours i'm certain,
my husband is not fussy for it but I could eat it everyday, and do when I make it because he doesn't, lol, it makes such a big bowl!!!!
Jeri Landers said…
The honey lime dressing really sounds delish, as does the salad. Does the blog tech know how lucky he is? I am re-naming you the Food Diva! By the way, those bees in your potting shed are carpenter bees, we have them too and they are drilling away our house Fascia way up at the roof line. I honestly don't know what to do about them.
Craig said…
I do love an Asian salad and yours looks just the ticket!
Guillaume said…
That looks absolutely delicious. Perfect for a warm May evening. Sadly, May here is far from warm, so we'll eat something far heartier.
Anonymous said…
I have poeriods when I eat lots of salad so I'll remember this one when the next period starts :-)

The Asian vegetables won't show up in the stores quite yet, for some reason they rarely sell them during the winter here.

Have a great day!
You are a culinary goddess, I swear!!
You are a culinary goddess, I swear!!
You are a culinary goddess, I swear!!
You are a culinary goddess, I swear!!
You are a culinary goddess, I swear!!
You are a culinary goddess, I swear!!
Kay said…
I especially like the idea of the cilantro. It's funny that my daughter really doesn't like it, but I sure do.
Patty Woodland said…
It sounds amazing. I adore cabbage. I can't wait until the garden comes int
Tell Brendan to save me some of that salad! It looks wonderful..never mind, he won't. Those guys will eat every last drop!! :(