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Healthy Asian Chicken Chopped Salad

This crunchy, flavor-packed Chinese chicken chopped salad is filled with veggies and tender chicken then tossed in a creamy, peanut dressing.
Course Entree Salad, Salad
Cuisine Asian, Chinese
Keyword asian recipe, chicken
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 396kcal
Author Liz Della Croce

Ingredients

  • 4 cups shredded cabbage red or green
  • 1 red bell pepper seeded and diced
  • 1 cup shredded carrots
  • 12 ounces shredded cooked chicken breast such as rotisserie
  • 1/2 cup scallions minced
  • 1/2 cup cilantro minced
  • 1/2 cup roasted peanuts minced

Creamy Peanut Dressing

  • 3 tablespoons creamy natural peanut butter
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce low sodium
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon chili paste optional
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • warm water to thin optional

Instructions

  • All all of the salad ingredients to a large bowl (cabbage through roasted peanuts); set aside.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together dressing (peanut butter through garlic) until smooth. Add a bit of warm water, 1 tablespoon at a time, to thin if you prefer a thinner consistency. Note: you may need to add additional salt to taste. 
  • Drizzle dressing over the salad and toss well. Check for seasoning before serving and adjust accordingly.

Nutrition

Serving: 2cups | Calories: 396kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 34g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 81mg | Sodium: 1552mg | Potassium: 813mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 6640IU | Vitamin C: 70.9mg | Calcium: 84mg | Iron: 2.1mg