Easy Mandarin Freekeh Salad
1 8 oz. package “Original” or “Tamari” variety freekeh
2 cups chopped fresh sugar snap peas or snow peas
1/4 cup sliced raw almonds or chopped peanuts
1 bunch fresh cilantro, chopped
1 package cabbage slaw (or about 1/3 head of purple cabbage, and 1/3 head of
white cabbage chopped.
1 small bag shredded carrot
1 large can mandarin oranges, rinsed, drained
Thai Peanut Sauce: We love San-J Thai Peanut sauce — about 1 cup of sauce per recipe — or make from scratch (see below)
Options: 1 small bunch diced spring onions; add a few drizzles of toasted sesame seed oil for added flavor
Step 1. Cook freekeh according to package instructions. Allow to cool in fridge after cooking.
Step 2. In a large bowl mix up the dressing and set aside – if you are making it from scratch.
Step 3. in a large bowl add all ingredients together, serve room temperature or chilled. Store in fridge for up to 4 days.
Optional: peanut sauce dressing from scratch
1 cup peanut butter
3-4 teaspoons toasted sesame oil
1/4 c rice vinegar
a little water
a dash or two of cayenne pepper