5-Minute Green Curry Salad

Green curry salad in a wooden bowl with a fork.

There’s a battle going on over here.

It’s hot out.

I want to bake and I don’t want to bake. And I want to bake. Wahh.

Then again, do I really want to turn on the oven when we live in a cute little house with no air conditioning? 

I have a few really good books that have been collecting dust over in the corner. They’re calling for me and a cold, non-baked glass of strawberry lemonade.

See how nice that would be?

Green curry salad in a wooden bowl with a fork.

But listen – can’t you hear those brownies calling for me? Don’t lie. I know you can.

Time for this curry salad to swoop in and save my from my baking addiction! I adore this salad for three reasons.

  1. It tastes sweet, spicy, and amazing all at the same time.
  2. It takes me 5 minutes to make.
  3. It doesn’t use the oven!

Make it today. And tomorrow. And for the rest of the summer.

And I probably won’t be able to hold off the baking urge much longer, so get your oven mitts ready!

Green curry salad in a wooden bowl with a fork.
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5-Minute Green Curry Salad


This 5-minute green curry salad is perfect for busy weeknights. Made with broccoli slaw, sunflower seeds, and a quick green curry sauce. Easy and healthy.


  • 1 bag preshredded coleslaw (I used the broccoli slaw)
  • 1 cup shredded carrots
  • 1/3 cup coconut milk
  • 1/2 cup light sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon green curry paste
  • 1 teaspoon curry powder
  • 1 teaspoon vinegar
  • 1/4 cup golden raisins
  • 1/4 cup sunflower seeds or other nuts
  • fresh cilantro


  1. Whisk together the coconut milk, sour cream, sugar, green curry paste, and curry powder.
  2. Put coleslaw and carrots in a large bowl and toss with the sauce mixture. Add raisins, sunflower seeds, and cilantro and stir until well combined.
  3. Refrigerate for an hour, toss again, and serve (or just eat it right away… it still tastes great)!
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 5 mins
  • Category: Dinner
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: curry salad, broccoli slaw salad, curry slaw salad

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I love you 5-Minute Green Curry Salad!

Do you bake in the summer? And do you have an AC unit to donate to me? I’ll bake you cookies all summer long.

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