Asian Chopped Salad with Garlic Sesame Vinaigrette Recipe served with Sweet Chili Pollock Tenders - quick and easy weeknight dinner idea with a ton of flavor!
Sponsored by Gorton's Seafood.
Today I am partnering with Gorton's Seafood to bring you one of my favorite summer salads with Asian flavors. Fresh and colorful vegetables are chopped and tossed with quick and easy vinaigrette made with soy sauce, garlic and toasted sesame seeds. This salad perfectly pairs with Gorton's Wild-Caught Pollock Tenders with Sweet Chili Sauce. My Hubby and I are obsessed with sweet chili sauce on our favorite Asian dishes so we knew the pollock tenders will be a hit!
Not only we loved them but our kiddos did too which makes this a family friendly dish for sure!
For this salad, I tossed chopped Romaine lettuce, red cabbage, thin carrot sticks, chopped green onions and one red bell pepper. Since the fish tenders come with a sweet sauce, I omitted brown sugar from my Asian vinaigrette recipe. It's main flavors are garlic and sesame seeds. Toss the ingredients together in a jar and shake before use. You can make it all ahead of time too!
Craving more? Check out our other recipes featuring Gorton's Seafood products:
Shrimp Scampi with Peppers and Spinach with Gorton's Simply Bake Shrimp Classic Scampi
Crispy Fish Greek Rice Bowls with Gorton’s Crunchy Breaded Fish Fillets
Asian Chopped Salad with Garlic Sesame Vinaigrette Recipe
- 2 cups chopped Romaine lettuce
- 1 cup chopped red cabbage
- 1 medium carrot sliced thinly into sticks
- 1 medium red bell pepper chopped
- 2 green onions chopped
for the vinaigrette:
- ½ cup olive oil see notes
- ¼ cup soy sauce
- ¼ cup rice vinegar or apple cider vinegar
- 1 teaspoon minced garlic
- ¼ teaspoon black pepper
- ½ teaspoon toasted sesame seeds
- Combine chopped vegetables in a large mixing bowl. Toss gently together.
- In a medium Mason jar, combine all vinaigrette ingredients. Shake well.
- Store salad and vinaigrette separately in the fridge.
- Shake jar with vinaigrette well before serving. Pour over salad and toss together.
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You had me at Asian! I love anything that is Asian flavored!
Holy cow, this looks so good!
What a delicious salad! Seriously loving all the veggies and the fish together!
What a great salad, and extra great that the kiddos love it, too! Perfect for a hot summer night's meal!
I love all of the wonderful colors and all of that crunch! The dressing sounds amazing too!
I just love how easy this is to make! And the flavors happening here... yum! 🙂
Looks delicious! The perfect summertime meal!
Kristen M Chidsey says
Well, my fish tacos with Gorton's Asia Cod Fillets turn me from a fish hater to a believer---these look like they would do the same.
This is the perfect summertime meal - quick to make and one my entire family would love!
Perfect summer meal! Gorton's has come a long way since I was a kid!
Annie Miller says
Well, I'm sold! Perfect for a light Summer meal. Can't wait to try. I am intrigued by the pollock tenders. I love! sweet chili sauce on shrimp ans this sounds like another great excuse to use it!
Thank you so much, Annie! I think you will love the fish tenders. So good!
Tami G says
If one needed the brown sugar, what is the amount to use?
Hi Tami! Thank you for the question! I add 2 tablespoons but you can start with one and adjust to taste. I hope this helps! Have a beautiful day! -Anna
I've been trying to get my kids to branch out to other types of food so it's encouraging to know yours ate it. Excited to try this!