Wasabi lends a refreshing bite to the dressing for this salad.


  • 3 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons tamari, shoyu or soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons freshly grated ginger
  • 2 teaspoons wasabi powder
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds
  • 1 cup shredded purple cabbage
  • 5 cups chopped romaine
  • 1 cup shredded carrots
  • 1 cup mung bean sprouts
  • 3/4 cup diced pineapple
  • 1 mango, diced
  • 2 cups shredded cooked chicken
  • 1 cup cooked chow mein noodles


In a small bowl, whisk together vinegar, tamari, ginger, wasabi powder, sugar and sesame seeds until blended. While whisking constantly, pour oil into bowl in a thin stream until well blended.

In a large bowl, combine cabbage, romaine, carrots, bean sprouts, pineapple and mango. Pour dressing over vegetable mixture and toss gently to coat. Top with chicken and noodles and serve.

Nutritional Info

Per Serving:280 calories (120 from fat), 14g total fat, 2g saturated fat, 40mg cholesterol, 500mg sodium, 24g carbohydrate (4g dietary fiber, 13g sugar), 18g protein