Entrée Salad

Asian Roasted Sesame Salad

no cooking required and 5 minute prep

Prep & Cook Time: 5-10 min.

Cook Within: 5 days

Difficulty Level: Easy

Spice Level: Not Spicy

Contains: Eggs, Wheat, Soy, Tree Nuts

Calories Conscious
Carb Conscious
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In Your Box (serves 2)

  • Info
    1 oz. Roasted Salted Cashews
  • Info
    ½ oz. Crispy Rice Noodles
  • 8 oz. Slaw Mix
  • 1 Persian Cucumber
  • 2 oz. Baby Spinach
  • Info
    3 fl. oz. Creamy Roasted Sesame Dressing
  • 3 oz. Pineapple Chunks

Due to our just-in-time sourcing model, we may have to send you a substitute ingredient. Not to worry! We make sure every ingredient sent to you meets our high quality standards. We’ll keep you informed should a switch occur, so please check the ingredient labels in your meal bag.

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Recipe Steps

Cooking Guidelines

To ensure food safety, the FDA recommends the following as minimum internal cooking temperatures:

  • Steak and Pork 145° F (rest cooked meat, 3 minutes) |
  • Seafood 145° F |
  • Chicken 165° F |
  • Ground Beef 160° F |
  • Ground Turkey 165° F |
  • Ground Pork 160° F

Customize It Instructions

  • If using roasted chicken breast, remove from packaging and microwave until warm, 1-2 minutes. Add to salad and combine.

  • If using NY strip steak, pat dry and season with a ¼ tsp. salt and a pinch of pepper. Place a medium non-stick pan over medium heat and add 2 tsp. olive oil. Cook until steaks reach a minimum internal temperature of 145 degrees, 7-10 minutes per side. Add to salad as desired

  • If using pulled pork, coarsely chop. Excess pork fat will render while cooking and add flavor. Place a medium non-stick pan over medium-high heat. Add pork and 2 Tbsp. water to hot pan. Stir occasionally, breaking up pork, until pork is warmed through, 1-2 minutes. Add to salad as desired

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    Make the Salad

    Thoroughly rinse any fresh produce and pat dry. Trim cucumber, halve lengthwise, then cut into ½” half-moons. Toss slaw mix, spinach, and cashews with dressing. Top with cucumber, pineapple, and crispy rice noodles. Bon appétit!

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