Chopped Albacore Salad with Asian Dressing

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This Aug. 24, 2016 photo shows chopped albacore tuna salad with Asian dressing in Coronado, Calif. This dish is from a recipe by Melissa d'Arabian. (Melissa d'Arabian via AP)

This dish is from a recipe by Melissa d’Arabian. (Melissa d’Arabian via AP)

  • 4 chopped romaine lettuce or other salad greens
  • ¾ c chopped green beans
  • ¾ c chopped carrots
  • ½ p chopped red sweet pepper
  • ¼ c quartered grape tomatoes
  • ½ avocado, cubed
  • ¼ c chopped almonds (or cashews)
  • 2 scallions, chopped
  • 3 5-oz cans albacore tuna, drained
  • ¼ c chopped cilantro

For dressing:

  • 2 t grated fresh ginger
  • 1 garlic clove, finely minced (or ½ t granulated garlic)
  • 2 T reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 T lime juice
  • 2 T rice wine vinegar
  • ¼ t sriracha, or other hot sauce (or more if desired)
  • 1 t sesame oil
  • 3 T grapeseed oil, or other neutral oil

Place all the salad ingredients in a large bowl. In a small bowl, vigorously whisk together the dressing ingredients. Spoon about half of the dressing onto the salad and toss to coat. Taste, and add more dressing as desired. Serve immediately.