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TikTok Carrot Salad

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This viral carrot salad is so simple but is an absolute must-make recipe!

The combination of vinegar, oil, salt, and sesame is the perfect accompaniment for the carrots - bringing out their best flavors.

The best thing about this salad is that it's ready in only a few minutes.

A bowl of shaved carrot salad with chopsticks resting on it.

Why You'll Love this Viral Carrot Salad

Any kind of ribboned vegetable is fun to eat, but this carrot salad is really special. It's only a few ingredients but it tastes savory, tangy, and bright!

It's a great little side salad, afternoon snack, or light lunch. You can serve it alongside some crispy tofu or fried rice for a more substantial meal as well.

Two carrots, sesame seeds, flaky sea salt, black pepper, half a lime, rice wine vinegar, and sesame oil.

Shaved Carrot Salad Ingredients

You don't need much to make this salad - it's mostly pantry ingredients:

  • 2 medium-sized carrots, cleaned and peeled
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon rice wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon toasted sesame seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon flaky sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
Ribboned carrot salad in a mixing bowl with silver tongs.

How to Make this Recipe

Use a vegetable peeler to peel the carrots into long, thin strips over a mixing bowl. 

Add the sesame oil, rice vinegar, sesame seeds, sea salt, and black pepper to the carrot strips. Toss several times to combine. 

Serve immediately. 

More Shaved Veggie Recipes to Try

If you like this type of salad, check out some of our other favorite ribboned veggie recipes.

Chopsticks picking up pieces of ribboned carrot salad in a bowl.

Tips for Making this Recipe

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Recommended Tools - It's easiest to make this recipe with a Y-peeler, but you can use a mandoline as well.

Storing Tips - This recipe will keep in the refrigerator for up to 3 days when stored in an airtight container. However, it tastes best fresh - the carrots are crispest the day it's made!

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Yield: 1 serving

TikTok Carrot Salad

A shaved carrot salad in a white bowl with chopsticks.

This delightful shaved carrot salad is a refreshing snack or light lunch! It's a popular salad recipe because it's so easy to make and tastes great!

Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 medium-sized carrots, cleaned and peeled
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon rice wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon toasted sesame seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon flaky sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • squeeze of lime juice

Instructions

  1. Use a vegetable peeler to peel the carrots into long, thin strips over a mixing bowl.
  2. Add the sesame oil, rice vinegar, sesame seeds, sea salt, and black pepper to the carrot strips. Toss several times to combine. 
  3. Serve immediately. 

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

1

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 170Total Fat: 15gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 12gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 1111mgCarbohydrates: 9gFiber: 3gSugar: 3gProtein: 1g

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