If you haven't tried Trader Joe's Spicy Cashew Butter Dressing... what are you waiting for?! If you don't like spicy, I get it, but if you're a fan of spicy - you have got to try this Trader Joe's salad dressing. I haven't even tried making a homemade one because this one is so good, it's worth every penny. Let's dive into some of my favorite spicy cashew butter dressing recipes.
Trader Joe's Recipe Ideas with Spicy Cashew Butter Dressing
This salad dressing can be used for so much more than just a salad. But if you're looking for a salad recipe to go with spicy cashew dressing, here are some great go-to ideas!
- Crunchy Thai Salad by Dash of Mandi
- Kale Salad with Roasted Delicata Squash by Pat Cooks (perfect for fall!)
- Edamame Crunch Salad by Plant Based RD
Want to think outside the box for fun Trader Joe's Recipes?
So this spicy cashew butter makes for a phenomenal marinade for fish and chicken! If you're looking to spice up your grill game, throw some of your favorite seafood (I always opt for salmon or shrimp) or chicken (thighs or breasts) in a spicy cashew butter marinade and let it sit in the fridge for a minimum of 2 hours. Then, grill and enjoy! You can serve with some of these Trader Joe's pre-made salads + sides.
Let's talk about these air fryer spicy cashew butter shrimp tacos
This is a favorite spicy cashew butter dressing recipe, it's simple, refreshing and you can get fun and creative with your shrimp taco toppings.
- 1 lb shrimp
- 2 cups cashew butter dressing
- Taco Shells
- Toppings - I love using cabbage, or a coleslaw, and Trader Joe's has a great Mango Jicima Slaw that I love pairing with this dressing.
- In a bowl or ziplock baggie, pour in your shrimp + add in your spicy cashew dressing. Place in the fridge and marinate for at least 2 hours.
- Either on the stove top or on the grill, cook your shrimp.
- Assemble your tacos and that's it!
Want more Spicy Cashew Butter Dressing recipes?
I posted this one on my Instagram, but it's a super simple 15-minute Trader Joe's recipe.
Swap out the Trader Joe's Soyaki Sauce for the Cashew Butter Dressing in these vegan lettuce wraps for an easy weeknight dinner.
I love a simple kale salad and this kale salad with air fryer chickpeas and parmesan crisps calls or caesar dressing, but it's phenomenal with the cashew butter dressing, too.
These Thai Chicken Thigh Bowls look amazing, marinate the chicken thighs in the spicy cashew dressing to make it even easier.
Power Bowls look like the most ideal lunch, filling, satisfying but won't leave you with an afternoon crash.
Fresh Spring Rolls would be a perfect appetizer or snack to dip into this dressing.
This Cold Soba Noodle Salad recipe is normally served with a sriracha vinaigrette, but the spicy cashew dressing is a 10/10 substitute.