Asian Rice Salad with Snow Peas

Have some leftover rice? Try using it in this super simple Asian-inspired salad. It combines with healthful crisp raw veggies and a lovely gingery sesame dressing to make one of our favorite light meals, and it couldn’t be easier to throw together.


2 cups cooked brown rice
1/2 cup snow peas or sugar-snap peas, cut into thirds
2 tablespoons chopped cashews
1 stem broccoli, peeled and sliced


1 teaspoon toasted sesame oil
1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1 1/2 teaspoons tamari or other good-quality soy sauce
1 teaspoon pickled ginger, minced

1. Place rice in a serving bowl. Whisk together the dressing ingredients and add to rice, stirring to combine.

2. Add snow peas, cashews, and broccoli. Toss to combine and serve immediately.

Serves 4.

Inspired by a recipe on the Whole Foods website.


J.L. A.
JL A4 years ago


AndyNoMail O.
Past Member 4 years ago

Snow peas are the best!

jayasri amma
jayasri amma4 years ago

Thank you

Tim Cheung
Tim C4 years ago


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Michele Wilkinson

Thank you

Jennifer C.
Past Member 5 years ago

Yummy recipe! Thanks.

K s Goh
KS Goh5 years ago

Thanks for the article.

Robert O.
Robert O6 years ago

Thank you.

Joy Wong
Joy Wong6 years ago

Sounds great.