Indo Caesar Salad


Indo Caesar Salad

Spicy Twist on the Classic Caesar Salad

Indo cuisine is known for its bold flavors and vibrant spices. This Indo Caesar Salad recipe combines the freshness of a classic Caesar salad with the aromatic spices of Indo cuisine. It's a delightful fusion of two culinary worlds that will surely tantalize your taste buds.

Jan Dec

15 minutes


15 minutes

4 servings


Vegetarian, Gluten-free, Dairy-free, Nut-free, Low-carb

Peanuts, Soy

Vegan, Paleo, Keto, High-protein, Low-fat


The original Caesar Salad is typically made with romaine lettuce, croutons, Parmesan cheese, and a creamy dressing. In this Indo adaptation, we will be adding a spicy kick to the dressing by incorporating chili peppers and using a mix of Indo spices. We will also be adding some traditional Indo ingredients to enhance the flavors and create a unique twist on the classic salad. We alse have the original recipe for Caesar Salad, so you can check it out.


  • Calories (kcal / KJ): 250 kcal / 1046 KJ
  • Fat (total, saturated): 15g, 2g
  • Carbohydrates (total, sugars): 20g, 8g
  • Protein: 12g
  • Fiber: 5g
  • Salt: 1.5g


  1. 1.
    In a large bowl, combine the shredded cabbage, carrots, cherry tomatoes, cucumber, shredded chicken, crushed peanuts, cilantro, and mint leaves.
  2. 2.
    In a separate small bowl, whisk together the mayonnaise, lime juice, fish sauce, soy sauce, honey, chili paste, ground cumin, and ground coriander until well combined.
  3. 3.
    Pour the dressing over the salad and toss until all the ingredients are evenly coated.
  4. 4.
    Serve immediately and enjoy!

Treat your ingredients with care...

  • Cabbage — Make sure to shred the cabbage finely for a better texture in the salad.
  • Chicken breast — You can use leftover cooked chicken or quickly cook and shred fresh chicken breast.
  • Peanuts — Roast the peanuts before crushing them to enhance their flavor.

Tips & Tricks

  • For an extra spicy kick, add more chili paste to the dressing.
  • If you prefer a creamier dressing, you can add a tablespoon of Greek yogurt to the dressing mixture.
  • Feel free to add other Indo spices like turmeric or garam masala for additional flavor.
  • Serve the salad chilled for a refreshing experience.
  • Customize the salad by adding grilled shrimp or tofu for a protein boost.

Serving advice

Serve the Indo Caesar Salad as a light lunch or as a side dish to accompany your favorite Indo main course. It pairs well with grilled meats, curries, or rice dishes.

Presentation advice

Garnish the salad with a sprinkle of crushed peanuts and a few fresh mint leaves to add a pop of color and texture. Serve it in a large salad bowl or individual plates for an appealing presentation.