Greens & Mango Salad with Ginger-Raisin Vinaigrette

The combination of golden raisins, malt vinegar, fresh ginger and chile yields a complex dressing for an otherwise simple green salad.

Mango Salad with Ginger-Raisin Vinaigrette
Photo: Photography / Jenny Huang, Food Styling / Tyna Hoang, Prop Styling / Nicole Louie
Active Time:
35 mins
Total Time:
35 mins


  • ¼ cup golden raisins

  • 1 cup boiling water

  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

  • 2 tablespoons malt vinegar, or red-wine vinegar

  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh cilantro

  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh peeled ginger

  • 1 fresh green Thai, serrano or small jalapeño chile, stemmed and finely chopped

  • teaspoon salt

  • 1 5-ounce package mesclun or other mixed baby salad greens (8 cups)

  • 1 large ripe, firm mango, peeled and sliced

  • 1 medium red bell pepper, thinly sliced


  1. Place raisins and boiling water in a small bowl. Let soften for 30 minutes. Drain; transfer the raisins to a mini food processor. Add oil, vinegar, cilantro, ginger, chile and salt. Process, scraping the sides as needed, until smooth.

  2. Toss greens with the dressing in a large bowl. Top with mango and bell pepper before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

115 Calories
7g Fat
13g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 115
% Daily Value *
Total Carbohydrate 13g 5%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Total Sugars 10g
Protein 1g 2%
Total Fat 7g 9%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Vitamin A 1590IU 32%
Vitamin C 39mg 43%
Folate 53mcg 13%
Sodium 58mg 3%
Calcium 23mg 2%
Iron 1mg 6%
Magnesium 15mg 4%
Potassium 227mg 5%

Nutrition information is calculated by a registered dietitian using an ingredient database but should be considered an estimate.

* Daily Values (DVs) are the recommended amounts of nutrients to consume each day. Percent Daily Value (%DV) found on nutrition labels tells you how much a serving of a particular food or recipe contributes to each of those total recommended amounts. Per the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the daily value is based on a standard 2,000 calorie diet. Depending on your calorie needs or if you have a health condition, you may need more or less of particular nutrients. (For example, it’s recommended that people following a heart-healthy diet eat less sodium on a daily basis compared to those following a standard diet.)

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a special diet for medical reasons, be sure to consult with your primary care provider or a registered dietitian to better understand your personal nutrition needs.

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