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Chinese Cabbage Salad

This healthy cabbage side salad is a wonderful addition to any Asian flavored meal. It is quick and easy to make. And we have added the extra nutrition and flavor of the super food seaweed, giving you another way to have it in your diet more often.

Chinese Cabbage Salad Prep and Cook Time: 15 minutes

4 cups finely chopped Chinese cabbage
cup chopped scallion
cup soaked hijiki seaweed
1 medium tomato, seeds and excess pulp removed

1 tsp grated fresh ginger
2 medium cloves garlic, pressed
1 TBS rice vinegar, or lemon juice
1 tsp honey
2 TBS soy sauce
tsp dry mustard
1 TBS extra virgin olive oil
salt and white pepper to taste


  1. Rinse and soak hijiki in 1 cup warm water until softened, about 10 minutes. Drain and squeeze out excess water when ready.
  2. While hijiki is soaking, chop cabbage, scallion and place in a bowl. Cut tomato in half and squeeze out seeds, cut out pulp, and slice in thin strips.
  3. Whisk together dressing ingredients and toss with cabbage, tomato, scallion and hijiki. Sprinkle with sesame seeds.

    Serves 4

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Nutritional Profile

Introduction to Recipe Rating System Chart

The following chart shows the nutrients for which this recipe is either an excellent, very good or good source. Next to the nutrient name you will find the following information: the amount of the nutrient that is included in the noted serving of this recipe; the %Daily Value (DV) that that amount represents (similar to other information presented in the website, this DV is calculated for a 25-50 year old healthy woman); the nutrient density rating; and, the recipe's World's Healthiest Foods Rating. Underneath the chart is a table that summarizes how the ratings were devised. Read more about our Food and Recipe Rating System.

Chinese Cabbage Salad
1.00 serving
88.88 calories
Nutrient Amount %DV Nutrient
World's Healthiest
Foods Rating
vitamin C 36.89 mg 61.5 12.5 excellent
vitamin A 1418.99 IU 28.4 5.7 very good
folate 102.70 mcg 25.7 5.2 very good
sodium 605.21 mg 25.2 5.1 very good
manganese 0.46 mg 23.0 4.7 very good
dietary fiber 4.31 g 17.2 3.5 very good
vitamin B6 (pyridoxine) 0.29 mg 14.5 2.9 good
tryptophan 0.04 g 12.5 2.5 good
potassium 373.69 mg 10.7 2.2 good
calcium 97.57 mg 9.8 2.0 good
magnesium 37.90 mg 9.5 1.9 good
molybdenum 6.79 mcg 9.1 1.8 good
phosphorus 72.81 mg 7.3 1.5 good
World's Healthiest
Foods Rating
excellent DV>=75% OR Density>=7.6 AND DV>=10%
very good DV>=50% OR Density>=3.4 AND DV>=5%
good DV>=25% OR Density>=1.5 AND DV>=2.5%

In Depth Nutritional Profile for Chinese Cabbage Salad

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