Trader Joes Asian Salad recipe is a terrific dish that provides an easy-to-make, light but filling meal. I always have the ingredients on hand because they are staples in my kitchen, meaning I can whip up this dish in minutes.
This recipe calls for soy sauce-free dressing, so if you are trying to avoid soy sauce, it is a good choice.
What is Trader Joes Asian Salad?
Trader Joes Asian Salad is a great salad that comes in a tub, contains all the ingredients needed to make it, and is easy to store. There are plenty of different kinds of Asian salad kits out there.
How to make Trader Joes Asian Salad
- 1 (5-ounce) bag of Trader John’s Asian Style Salad
- 3/4 cup of chopped, cooked chicken breast
- 1 tablespoon of sesame oil
- 1 tablespoon of sugar (I do not use sugar)
- 2 tablespoons of vinegar
1. Mix all ingredients in a bowl. Serve cold. Enjoy.
Trader Joes Asian Salad Nutrition Information
|Total Fat||10 g|
|Saturated Fat||2 g|
The History of Trader Joes Asian Salad
The founder of Trader Joe’s is my good friend, Jim Smith. He was a former executive in the food industry. In 1991 he was ready to retire,
but his friend and long-time client suggested starting a company. He came up with “TJ’s” from his nickname, “Jim.”
The Healthy Benefits of Trader Joes Asian Salad
Making Asian Salad at home is easy, and if you have the ingredients on hand, it can be done in minutes. It’s a good choice for people trying to stick to a healthful diet.
Because the ingredients are pre-packaged, they can be measured out and prepared with little effort.
The Asian Salad provides a good amount of potassium (320 mg per serving) and other important vitamins and minerals such as vitamin A, C & E. It contains no sodium.
Are Trader Joe’s salads good?
Trader Joe’s has a large selection of eat-on-the-go salads, as well as a piece of pre-prepared salads and other foods in cans, bottles, or frozen.
There are several different kinds, and you can pick up a few to test them out.
Asian Salad is my favorite because it is light, easy to make, and tasty. The ingredients are already available in my kitchen, so I can whip it up in minutes when I’m hungry for lunch or dinner.
Is It Healthy?
According to the nutrition information on the label that comes with each tub, Trader Joes Asian Salad has 160 calories per serving.
Trader Joes Asian salad comes with a dressing in one of those small packets. You can skip it and make your own if you prefer.
Can I Freeze It?
Trader Joes Asian Salad can be frozen for up to 3 months. Put the bag in the refrigerator overnight or set it out on the counter to defrost.
When you take it out of the freezer, put it in a container such as Tupperware and remove as much air as possible. This will prevent liquid from forming around it.
Tips for Making Trader Joes Asian Salad
If you take healthy eating seriously, making your Salad is important to control sodium and sugar.
The dressing that comes with Trader Joes Asian salad contains soy sauce, which some people avoid because of its high sodium content.
The soy sauce-free dressing is a good option if you avoid soy sauce.
How Much Does It Cost?
Trader Joes Asian Salad costs $2.99 for one container, and the ingredients can be found in most kitchens, so the cost of making the dish is minimal.
I’ve purchased Trader Joes Asian Salad once. The Salad comes in a large tub, but I prefer the individual-serving size.
I purchased mine when it was on sale for $2.99 for two containers and bought two of them, which lasted about a week and lasted for my family of four and me.
Where is Trader Joe?
Trader Joe’s has many locations, including a retail store that takes up an entire block in New York City. The company has been growing quickly and does not plan on slowing down anytime soon.
Many of the company’s locations are found in California, although there are stores throughout the United States and locations in Canada, the Caribbean, and Europe.
Trader Joes Asian Salad is a good choice for people trying to eat healthier and is relatively inexpensive.
You don’t need a lot of money to go shopping for Asian salad ingredients, and you may find that you will have some leftovers, which is great because it keeps well in the fridge.
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