Cold turkey salad with mango & honey dressing

Recipe: Cold turkey salad with mango & honey dressing (gluten free)


  • 2 tbs seasoned rice vinegar
  • 1 tbs caster sugar
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 1 small red chilli, seeds removed, finely chopped
  • 500g leftover turkey (preferably breast meat), sliced
  • 100g baby spinach leaves
  • 2 cups mixed Asian herbs (such as coriander, mint, Thai basil)
  • 1 large ripe mango, peeled, sliced
  • Black sesame seeds, to sprinkle
  • Dressing – 5 tbs (100ml) honey 1/4 cup (60ml) rice vinegar
  • 100ml peanut oil
  • 2 tsp sesame oil


  1. Mix together the rice vinegar, sugar, garlic and chilli, and stir until the sugar has dissolved. Pour over the sliced turkey and set aside.
  2. To make the dressing, place the honey and vinegar in a food processor and process to combine. With the motor running, slowly add the peanut and sesame oils until a thickish dressing forms.
  3. Place a pile of spinach on each plate and top with a handful of herbs, followed by some turkey. Lay slices of mango on top, drizzle with the dressing and sprinkle with the black sesame seeds.

Number of servings (yield): 4

Meal type: dinner

Culinary tradition: USA (General)

My rating: 4 stars:  ★★★★☆ 1 review(s)