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Chopped Thai Chickpea Salad with Curry Peanut Dressing

Beautiful plant based Chopped Thai Chickpea Salad with a super flavorful peanut curry dressing. Healthy, easy to make and a great way to get your veggies in!
Course Gluten Free, Grain Free, Lunch, Salad, Vegan, Vegetarian
Keyword thai chickpea salad
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 265 kcal
Author Monique of AmbitiousKitchen.com


  • For the salad:
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 cup shredded carrots (from the bag)
  • ½ small head of red cabbage, chopped (about 2 cups shredded cabbage)
  • 1 (15 ounce) can chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • ½ cup cilantro, finely chopped
  • ¼ cup finely chopped green onion
  • 1/2 jalapeño, seeded and diced
  • For the curry peanut butter dressing:
  • 2 tablespoons peanut butter
  • 1/2 tablespoon freshly grated ginger
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar or rice vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon yellow curry powder
  • ¼ teaspoon red cayenne pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon ground turmeric
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 2-3 tablespoons warm water, to thin dressing
  • To garnish:
  • Extra cilantro
  • ¼ cup roasted cashews


  1. In a large bowl, add red bell pepper, carrot, cabbage, chickpeas, cilantro, green onion and jalapeño. Pour dressing over veggies and toss until well-combined.
  2. In a small bowl, mix together the dressing ingredients: peanut butter, ginger, garlic, apple cider vinegar, curry powder, cayenne pepper, and turmeric. Mix to combine. Add water to thin if necessary to make a dressing like consistency.

  3. Pour over salad and mix well to combine. Garnish with roasted cashews and cilantro. Serves 4.
Nutrition Facts
Chopped Thai Chickpea Salad with Curry Peanut Dressing
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 265 Calories from Fat 86
% Daily Value*
Fat 9.5g15%
Saturated Fat 1.8g11%
Carbohydrates 37.8g13%
Fiber 8.3g35%
Sugar 4.1g5%
Protein 10.1g20%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.