Did you know that just one cup of mangoes provide 100% of your daily intake of Vitamin C? It also has 12% of your daily fiber intake, and contains over 20 different vitamins and minerals. Combine that with it’s fresh taste and you’ll want a mango every day! Luckily, even though mangoes are only grown in tropical climates, they are generally offered in American stores year round. Try out a unique mango recipe today with this crunchy Thai salad for a flavorful new twist to your traditional salad.

Makes: 4 Servings


Thai Salad

  • 1.5 Cups Napa Cabbage, thinly sliced
  • 1.5 Cups Red Cabbage, thinly sliced
  • 2 Cups Kale, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 Cup Carrot, shredded
  • 1/2 Cup Red Bell Pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 Mango, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 Cup Cilantro, chopped
  • 8 Mint Leaves, thinly sliced
  • 1 Tbs Green Onions, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 Cup Roasted Peanuts, roughly chopped

Peanut Dressing

My Bento Box lunch version of the Thai Crunchy Salad
  • 1/3 Cup Peanut Butter, creamy
  • 2 Tbs Lime Juice
  • 3 Tbs Honey or Maple Syrup
  • 1.5 Tbs Rice Wine Vinegar
  • 1.5 Tbs Soy Sauce, low sodium
  • 1 tsp Sesame Oil
  • 1 tsp Sriracha or Gochujang
  • 1/2 tsp Ginger, minced
  • 1 Clove Garlic
  • 1 Tbs Water


  1. Thinly slice your cabbage, kale, carrot (if did not already buy pre-shredded), red bell pepper, mango, mint and green onions. Add to a large bowl.
  2. Roughly chop your cilantro and roasted peanuts. Add to the same bowl and set aside.
  3. In a high speed blender or food processor, combine all ingredients and puree until smooth.
  4. Drizzle the salad with the desired amount of peanut dressing and toss until combined. Serve immediately!

Credit: www.jessicagavin.com

Nutritional Information (1.5 Cups of Salad per Serving): Calories 179 / Carbohydrates 24 g / Fat 8 g / Protein 6 g / Dietary Fiber 3 g / Sugars 14 g