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Spinach Asian Salad

Yields1 Serving

This light asian salad can be made with tofu of chicken breast. Apple and fresh ginger dressing make this a refreshing lunch or dinner.

 1 c. cubed firm tofu (low fat) OR cooked chicken breast
 1 small apple, cored and cubed (approx. 3/4 c.)
 1 Tbsp. lime juice
 1 Tbsp. unsweetened 100% orange juice
 2 tsp. olive or safflower oil
 1/2 Tbsp. light soy sauce
 1/2 Tbsp. mirin
 1/2-inch piece of fresh ginger, finely grated
 1/8 c. chopped fresh cilantro
 1 scallion or 1/4 red onion, thinly sliced
 1/2 lb. baby spinach leaves

Place the chicken (or tofu) and apple in a large bowl and set aside.


In a small bowl, mix together the lime juice, orange juice, oil, soy sauce, mirin, and ginger, then pour over the chicken and apple mixture.


Sprinkle the parsley, cilantro and scallion over the top and gently toss to mix. (May be refrigerated for several hours, if desired.)


To serve, place the spinach leaves on a plate and spoon the chicken (or tofu) mixture on top.

Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving
Calories 122
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 4g7%
Total Carbohydrate 9g3%
Protein 125g250%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.