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Asian Chicken Salad

Eating both healthy fats and proteins helps you feel more satisfied, making it easier for you to avoid hunger-related snacking and overeating. This fresh salad boasts healthy fats from oils, nuts and avocado, as well as protein from chicken.

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Servings
6
Prep Time
40 min
Duration
40 min

Ingredients

Dressing

  • ¼ cup avocado oil 
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tbsp minced fresh ginger
  • 2 green onions, white and light green parts, sliced
  • ¼ cup fresh lime juice
  • ⅓ cup smooth almond butter
  • 3 tbsp coconut aminos
  • 1 tbsp toasted sesame oil
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • ½ tsp ground black pepper

Salad

  • 5 cups shredded napa cabbage 
  • 2 carrots, shredded 
  • 1 red bell pepper, cut into thin strips
  • 2 stalks celery, sliced
  • 1 rotisserie chicken, meat removed and shredded
  • 1 avocado, peeled, pitted and diced
  • 3 tbsp sliced unsalted almonds, toasted
  • 3 tbsp chopped fresh cilantro
  • sriracha, optional

Preparation

1. Prepare dressing: In a small skillet, combine oil, garlic, ginger and onions; place over low heat and cook until mixture sizzles. Sauté 30 seconds, then transfer to a small food processor. Add remaining dressing ingredients plus 1 to 2 tbsp water; process until smooth.

2. In a large bowl, combine cabbage, carrots, bell pepper, celery and chicken. Add ½ cup dressing; toss to coat. If desired, add more dressing and toss again. Divide among plates; top with avocado, almonds and cilantro. Serve sriracha on the side.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size ¼ of recipe
  • Calories 439
  • Carbohydrate Content 18 g
  • Cholesterol Content 55 mg
  • Fat Content 39 g
  • Fiber Content 6 g
  • Protein Content 21 g
  • Saturated Fat Content 6 g
  • Sodium Content 874 mg
  • Sugar Content 6 g
  • Monounsaturated Fat Content 21 g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat Content 8 g