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5 from 2 votes

Crunchy Pad Thai Inspired Salad (vegan, gluten free, oil free)

Pad Thai Salad with crunchy radishes, carrots, cabbage and green papaya is dressing in a savory lime dressing for a refreshing vegan side.
Prep Time10 minutes
Total Time10 minutes
Course: main dishes
Keyword: asian, pad thai, pad thai salad, salad, sides, thai salad
Servings: 1 -2 servings
Author: Remy


  • 2 cups shredded purple cabbage
  • 3-4 mini cucumbers julienned
  • 1 large carrot julienned
  • 1/2 cup radicchio chiffonaded
  • handful breakfast radishes sliced thinly
  • 1 cup shredded green papaya optional, but use if you can find
  • pad thai inspired dressing
  • 1/2 fresh lime juiced
  • 2 tbsp coconut aminos
  • 2 tsp vegan fish sauce
  • 2 tsp tamarind purée
  • 1 clove garlic minced finely
  • 1 tbsp rice wine vinegar
  • 2 tbsp cashew butter optional
  • optional
  • fresh thai chili peppers
  • crushed roasted peanuts to garnish
  • dried chili flakes to garnish
  • green onions to garnish


  • Start by whisking together dressing ingredients in a large bowl. Adjust to taste and if using cashew butter, you may need to thin with 1-2 tbsp water.
  • Add your sliced veg to the bowl and toss, using hands or tongs, to coat.
  • Garnish with peanuts, chili flakes and green onion if desired.