Thai Quinoa Salad with Spicy Peanut Butter Dressing



  • 1 cup cooked quinoa
  • 1 carrot, julienned
  • 1/4 cup diced red onion
  • 3/4 cup diced cucumber
  • 1 cup chopped spinach
  • 1/4 cup chopped coriander
  • 1/4 cup dry roasted peanuts, roughly chopped


  • 2 tbsp D&D Manba’s Original Spicy Peanut Butter
  • Juice of half a lime
  • 1/2 tsp fresh ginger, minces
  • 1 tsp soy sauce
  • 1/2 tsp maple syrup
  • 1/2 tsp sesame oil
  • 1 tsp rice vinegar


  1. To a large bowl, add quinoa, carrot, red onion, cucumber, spinach, coriander and dry roasted peanuts. Toss to combine. Set aside.
  2. To a small mason jar, add all dressing ingredients. Close the jar and shake until the dressing is homogeneous. Taste and adjust seasonings. Add peanut butter for creaminess and heat, lime or rice vinegar for acidity, soy sauce for saltiness and maple syrup for sweetness.
  3. Pour over the salad and toss to combine.

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