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The best salads with Chinese cabbage without mayonnaise: step by step recipes and photos


Peking cabbage is one of the versatile vegetables that we can only find on store shelves. The fact is that thanks to its inherent juiciness and neutrality of taste, it is combined with absolutely any product.

For a high-protein salad, add a few eggs and chicken breast to the cabbage. Your body will get a "vitamin hit" if you mix a few more types of vegetables with it. And for children, you can cook salads from Peking cabbage and fruits.

The calorie content of Chinese cabbage is only 16 kcal per 100 g. It is rich in pectins and amino acids, does not contain fats and very little carbohydrates - 2 g. The article contains recipes for making salads from Chinese cabbage, each illustrated with a photo.

The most delicious dishes and photos for them

There are tons of Chinese cabbage recipes, but all of them mostly include unhealthy dressings. In this article, we will tell you how to bypass mayonnaise and at the same time preserve the unique taste of the dish.

With yoghurt

With walnuts

Ingredients:

  • one head of Chinese cabbage, 2 - 3 medium carrots;
  • 100 grams of shelled walnuts;
  • salt and pepper to taste.

For dressing - low-fat yogurt.

Cooking method:

  1. We wash the cabbage thoroughly, cut it into strips.
  2. Gently scrape off the skin from the carrots with a knife, rinse, cut off the top and cut into strips in the same way.
  3. Grind the walnuts to a crumb state.
  4. We combine all the ingredients, salt, pepper and season with yogurt.

Read about recipes for Chinese cabbage salad not only with walnuts, but also other nuts, read here.

With shrimps

We need:

  • one medium head of cabbage;
  • 200 gr. cherry tomatoes;
  • 200 gr. king prawns;
  • 2 cloves of garlic;
  • 100 g Parmesan cheese or any other hard cheese to taste;
  • one egg;
  • salt;
  • Greek yogurt
  • crackers.

Cooking method:

  1. Separate the cabbage leaves from each other, tear them into small pieces with our hands.
  2. We wash the cherry tomatoes under running water (for convenience, this can be done directly in the tray in which they are sold), cut into quarters.
  3. Boil the shrimps in boiling water with the addition of salt. If desired, they can be cut or left whole for serving.
  4. Rub the cheese on a fine grater and about 20 gr. set aside for salad dressing.

How to make salad dressing:

  1. Rub the garlic on a fine grater.
  2. Take the egg and separate the white from the yolk. We only need the yolk.
  3. Stir the cheese, grated garlic, yolk, salt and pepper, which had been postponed earlier, together with yogurt.

How to serve:

  1. Mix the cabbage separately with the dressing and put it on a plate.
  2. Top with tomatoes, shrimps and croutons to taste.
  3. Sprinkle with grated cheese.

A light Caesar salad based on Peking cabbage and seasoned with yogurt is ready!

It is better to prepare croutons for salad yourself.

In order to cook croutons you need:

  1. Cut the loaf into small squares, sprinkle with olive oil and salt.
  2. If you wish, you can add the Provencal herbs seasoning or put a sprig of fresh rosemary when baking.
  3. We bake the croutons in the oven at 180 degrees for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally to avoid burning.

Read about how to cook other options for Peking cabbage salads with croutons here, and about salads with shrimps and Chinese vegetables described in this article.

With sour cream

With chicken breast

We need:

  • 500g Peking cabbage leaves;
  • one medium cucumber;
  • 200g chicken breast;
  • a sprig of fresh dill;
  • green onions;
  • salt, pepper and sour cream to taste.

Cooking method:

  1. Rinse the cabbage leaves thoroughly under running water and cut into strips.
  2. Peel the cucumber and cut into squares.
  3. Boil the chicken breast in salted water and cut it into small squares.
  4. Add dill, green onions, salt and pepper to taste.
  5. We fill with sour cream and serve.

It turns out a light protein salad.

The video shows another option for preparing a salad with meat, Chinese cabbage and sour cream:

With mushrooms

Ingredients:

  • head of cabbage;
  • 100g champignons;
  • 2 - 3 medium tomatoes;
  • one small onion;
  • a tablespoon of vegetable oil;
  • to taste: sour cream, salt and pepper.

Cooking method:

  1. We wash the champignons thoroughly, carefully remove the top film, cut it as thin as possible and send it to fry in a small amount of vegetable oil.
  2. We peel the onion, cut it in half rings and also send it to fry with our mushrooms.
  3. We divide the cabbage into separate sheets, rinse them.
  4. Remove blackened or yellowed areas (if any) and cut into thin strips.
  5. My tomatoes and also cut into thin slices. If juice is released from them in the process, do not throw it away, but send it to a common dish.
  6. We bring the onion and mushrooms to readiness and mix in a common bowl with the addition of salt, pepper and sour cream.

Salad ready!

Read about the preparation of other variations of Peking cabbage salad with mushrooms here.

With vegetable oil

With olive and pepper

We need:

  • 500 gr. Chinese cabbage leaves;
  • one large yellow or red bell pepper;
  • one can of pitted canned olives;
  • 1 - 2 medium tomatoes;
  • 100gr. feta cheese;
  • salt, pepper and olive oil.

Cooking method:

  1. We wash the cabbage leaves, remove the spoiled parts (if any) and cut as follows: first into strips, then this straw again in half.
  2. Remove the middle from the pepper, cut off the top and divide it into 4 parts. We cut each of this part into strips in the same way.
  3. Tomatoes can also be cut into slices (this will make the salad look more spectacular), or simply into squares. At your request.
  4. Cut olives into slices, cheese into small squares.
  5. We mix all the prepared ingredients. We take olive oil and add to the dish.
  6. Salt and pepper.

Other salads can be prepared from bell peppers and Chinese cabbage, which are described in this material.

With olive and corn

Ingredients:

  • 500gr. cabbage leaves;
  • 100gr. canned corn;
  • 1 - 2 small oranges;
  • 50gr. green onions;
  • soy sauce;
  • olive oil.

Preparation:

  1. We wash the cabbage, peel and cut into medium strips.
  2. Peel the orange and cut each slice into 3 parts.
  3. Cut the onion into small rings.
  4. Season with soy sauce and olive oil and stir.

In this recipe, the use of salt is not necessary, since soy sauce is quite capable of adding saltiness to the dish. To make the recipe a success, carefully monitor the "salinity" of the finished dish.

There are a few more Chinese cabbage and corn salad recipes in this article.

With mustard and mushrooms

Ingredients:

  • 200 - 300 grams of Chinese cabbage;
  • one medium carrot;
  • 100 - 150g of pickled forest mushrooms;
  • one large bell pepper;
  • 100g of canned peas;
  • one fresh cucumber;
  • green onions;
  • salt, black pepper, mustard oil.

Preparation:

  1. We wash the cabbage and cut into short strips.
  2. We wash the carrots, scrape off the skin with a knife and rub on a coarse grater.
  3. Cut off the top of the bell pepper, remove the seeds and divide into 4 parts.
  4. Next, cut each of these parts into small strips.
  5. Cut the cucumber into thin halves (semicircle), green onions into rings.
  6. Mix the prepared ingredients, add green peas and pre-washed pickled mushrooms.
  7. Stir, salt, pepper and season with mustard oil to taste.

With mustard and vegetables

Ingredients:

  • 500gr. cabbage leaves;
  • one cucumber;
  • 200gr. radish;
  • 2 - 3 medium tomatoes;
  • one sprig of fresh dill;
  • salt, pepper, mustard oil.

Cooking method:

  1. We wash the cabbage and chop it into small strips.
  2. Divide the washed radish into halves and cut into thin semicircular slices.
  3. We also divide the tomatoes and cucumbers in half and cut into slices.
  4. Mix all the ingredients, salt, pepper, add dill and season with mustard oil.

With sunflower and tuna

We need:

  • 1 head of Chinese cabbage;
  • 1 can of canned tuna in its own juice;
  • one medium onion;
  • 4 - 5 pcs. pickled cucumbers;
  • 1 can of canned peas;
  • ground black pepper, salt;
  • 50 ml. vegetable oil.

Cooking method:

  1. Peel the onion, after cutting off the tips on both sides and cut into small cubes.
  2. We wash the cabbage, separate the upper dead leaves, cut the rest into strips.
  3. Open a can of tuna and drain off the excess liquid, then gently knead the flesh of the fish into a gruel.
  4. We also drain the liquid from the peas. For convenience, this can be done with a colander.
  5. Cut the cucumbers into small cubes as well.
  6. Mix all the ingredients in a deep salad bowl and serve.

Such a salad can act as a full-fledged snack! Stuff the tartlets with them and serve. The only thing is that you will have to cut all the products even less. You can use a blender for this. You will get a fresh vegetable fish paste.

More recipes for Chinese cabbage salad with tuna can be found here.

Try making a salad with tuna and Chinese cabbage according to the recipe provided in the video:

With sunflower and corn

We need:

  • 500gr. Chinese cabbage leaves;
  • 150gr. canned corn;
  • 2 eggs;
  • one medium cucumber;
  • salt, pepper, vegetable oil and herbs to taste.

Cooking method:

  1. We wash the cabbage leaves, cut them into strips.
  2. Boil the eggs, peel the cucumbers (optional), and cut both ingredients into small cubes.
  3. Combine all the chopped ingredients with the corn, add herbs, salt, pepper and vegetable oil and mix.

With lemon or lime juice

With pomegranate

Ingredients:

  • 500gr. Chinese cabbage leaves;
  • 1 large ripe pomegranate (about 300g);
  • 2 bunches of parsley (about 50-70g);
  • one sweet and sour apple.

For refueling: freshly squeezed juice of one lime, salt and black pepper. Add some dried mint if desired.

Cooking method:

  1. Rinse the cabbage thoroughly under running water and chop it into small strips.
  2. Wash the apple, peel and seeds and cut into small cubes.
  3. Divide the pomegranate into quarters and remove the seeds from it.
  4. Mix the ingredients, squeeze the juice of one lime, salt and pepper to taste.

If you squeeze out the juice with your hands, then it is easier to do it over a small strainer or gauze - so unnecessary bones and pulp will not get into the salad.

Try another version of the Chinese cabbage and pomegranate salad using the video recipe:

With apples

Ingredients:

  • one head of Chinese cabbage;
  • 2 sweet apples;
  • one medium cucumber;
  • hard cheese of any kind 150gr .;
  • a can of canned corn;
  • salt, juice of one lemon.

Cooking method:

  1. Cut the cabbage into small strips, after thoroughly rinsing it under cold running water.
  2. We also wash and peel apples and cucumber; then we cut them into cubes.
  3. Drain the water from the corn (it is more convenient to do this through a colander) and mix all the ingredients.
  4. Salt and season with lemon juice.

You can find recipes for Chinese cabbage and apple salad in our material.

Video recipe for another delicious Peking cabbage and apple salad:

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With orange

We need:

  • 500g of Peking cabbage leaves;
  • 1 ripe red orange (you can use a regular one);
  • 50g fresh parsley (about 1 - 2 bunches);
  • 50g fresh basil leaves;
  • salt, black pepper.

Cooking method:

  1. Chop the cabbage into strips.
  2. Peel the orange and cut each slice into 6 parts: first, cut the slice lengthwise, then each half into 3 parts.
  3. Finely chop the parsley and basil.
  4. Mix the ingredients.
  5. Salt and pepper to taste.

How to make other varieties of Chinese cabbage salad with oranges is described in this article.

With pineapple

We need:

  • 200gr. Chinese cabbage;
  • one red apple;
  • one orange;
  • 4 - 5 slices of canned pineapple;
  • 150gr. seedless grapes (what other recipes for Peking cabbage salad with grapes are, described in this article);
  • 100gr. ground walnuts.

Cooking method:

  1. Chop the cabbage into small strips.
  2. Rinse apples and oranges, peel and cut into small cubes.
  3. Cut the pineapples into cubes.
  4. We wash the grapes thoroughly, cut into circles.
  5. Mix all the ingredients and add the walnuts.

It turns out a vitamin fruit salad, saturated with healthy fats from nuts.

If you have the opportunity, then in this recipe it is best to use the white part of the Chinese cabbage leaf - it is much juicier than the rest of the leaf.

Read about other recipes for Chinese cabbage salad with pineapple here.

Beautiful for the new year, on the festive table

With crab sticks

Ingredients:

  • 500gr. Chinese cabbage leaves;
  • 1 can of canned corn;
  • 200gr. crab sticks;
  • 1 medium cucumber;
  • 1 small onion;
  • 3 eggs;
  • low-fat yogurt;
  • salt and pepper to taste.

Cooking method:

  1. We cut the cabbage leaves as follows: first we make straws, then we divide these straws into 3-4 parts, depending on the resulting length. It is necessary to get not too long strips of cabbage.
  2. We wash and peel the cucumber and onion.
  3. Boil the eggs until tender.
  4. Next, crab sticks, boiled eggs, as well as cucumber and onion, cut into small cubes.
  5. We carefully drain the liquid from the corn and mix all the ingredients together.
  6. Season with low-fat yogurt.
  7. Salt.
  8. Pepper and serve.

It turns out a dietary version of the classic crab salad with cabbage.

With chicken

We need:

  • Beijing cabbage 500g;
  • chicken breast 400g;
  • 3 - 4 pieces of pickled cucumbers;
  • 1 - 2 medium carrots;
  • chicken eggs 3pcs;
  • greens;
  • low-fat yogurt;
  • salt and black pepper to taste.

Cooking method:

  1. Cut the cabbage into small thin strips as described in the previous recipe.
  2. Boil carrots, chicken eggs and breast until tender.
  3. Peel off the skin from boiled carrots, free the eggs from the shell.
  4. Next, cut the prepared carrots, eggs, as well as the breast and cucumbers into small cubes.
  5. Mix all the ingredients, add green, salt and pepper, season with low-fat yogurt.

It turns out an easy version of "Olivier", in which we replaced the harmful starchy potatoes with healthy Peking cabbage, and mayonnaise - with yogurt.

Other variations of Peking cabbage and chicken salad are described in this article, and how to make a salad with smoked chicken breast is described here.

Some quick, very simple

The fastest and most nutritious Chinese cabbage salad recipes without mayonnaise are made with tomatoes, cucumbers and herbs. You can also whip up a protein salad.

It includes:

  • ham (you can find more recipes for ham and Chinese cabbage salads here);
  • some eggs and cheese.

All of these salads go well with yogurt as a dressing.

How to Serve Meals?

These salads can be served in several flavors:

  1. On separate plates in portions. They will look especially advantageous on black dishes, sprinkled with herbs or cheese (if the recipe allows).
  2. In whiskey glasses (rocks) If you have chosen such a serving, then it is necessary to "layer" the salad.Salads that use yoghurt instead of dressing hold up especially well: it allows you to "glue" the layers of ingredients. The first layer should be cabbage, as the basis of the whole salad. Further - according to your taste. It is recommended to stick to the color combination. For example, cabbage - corn - red pepper and so on.
  3. It also looks good in a festive salad bowl. It all depends on your imagination and taste!

Peking cabbage salads are rich in vitamins A, C, EE, PP, as well as macro and micro elements necessary for the proper functioning of our body. By consuming Chinese cabbage daily, you can reduce the risk of diseases such as diseases of the cardiovascular system, gastrointestinal tract, and increase immunity.


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