Asian-style red pepper salad

A satisfying salad full of crispy vegetables. The Asian touch makes it so interesting!


Difficulty: Medium

Time: 40 min. preparation time, 0 min. baking time

Nutrition: Calories ca 323 / Protein 10g / Carbohydr. 32g / Fat 21g

Ingredients (2 servings)

2romaine hearts
3bell peppers (red)
300 gwild mushrooms (e.g. porcini, chanterelle, shitake)
2 stalksgreen onions
1 clovegarlic
15 gmint leaves
15 gcoriander leaves
2 tbsppeanut oil
4 tbspsoy sauce
1 tspmirin
1 tsptoasted sesame oil
1 tbsplime juice
1 tsphoney
peanut oil for frying


large frying pan, large bowl, cooking spoon, cutting board, knife, small bowl

Wine Tip

Gewürztraminer, semi-dry, 2013
This fruity wine highlights the sweetness of the mango well and is thus a great companion to Asian inspired dishes. The Gewürztraminer reveals its charismatic bouquet at a drinking temperature of 10 – 12°C/°50-54°F.

Step 1

Asian-style red pepper salad

Slice spring onions and finely chop onion and garlic. Cut romaine hearts, bell pepper, wild mushrooms, and mango into bite-size pieces.

cutting board, knife

2 green onions / 1 onion / 1 clove garlic / 2 romaine hearts / 3 bell peppers / 300 g wild mushrooms / 0.5 mango

Step 2

Asian-style red pepper salad

Heat up some peanut oil in a large frying pan. Sauté chopped onion, garlic, and bell pepper until slightly softened.

large frying pan, cooking spoon

peanut oil for frying

Step 3

Asian-style red pepper salad

Deglaze pan with three quarters of the soy sauce. Let simmer for 1 -2 min. Then, transfer to a large bowl.

large bowl

3 tbsp soy sauce

Step 4

Asian-style red pepper salad

In the same pan, add some more peanut oil. Sauté mushrooms until fully cooked through. Season with salt and pepper. Then add to the bowl of sautéed bell peppers.

large frying pan

peanut oil for frying / salt / pepper

Step 5

Asian-style red pepper salad

To prepare the dressing, mix the remaining peanut oil with the remaining soy sauce, mirin, toasted sesame oil, lime juice, and honey. Season well with salt and pepper.

small bowl

1 tbsp soy sauce / 1 tsp mirin / 1 tsp toasted sesame oil / 1 tbsp lime juice / 1 tsp honey / salt / pepper

Step 6

Asian-style red pepper salad

Add romaine hearts, mango, spring onions, mint leaves, and coriander leaves to the sautéed vegetables. Drizzle the dressing on top and toss everything together. Enjoy lukewarm with some freshly baked bread.

cooking spoon

15 g mint leaves / 15 g coriander leaves