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Chinese Chicken Salad Recipe

This Chinese Chicken Salad makes an easy pack-ahead lunch, and it's loaded with crispy veggies, healthy protein, and tasty dressing.

Course Salad
Cuisine Chicken, Gluten-Free, Paleo, Whole30
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 312 kcal


  • 1 lb chicken breasts poached (see method above), then cubed
  • 1/2 medium napa or Chinese cabbage sliced thinly
  • 2 medium carrots julienned
  • 3 green onions white and light green parts only, sliced thinly
  • 1 cup mung bean sprouts
  • 1 cup snap peas halved
  • 6 tbsp orange juice you can always buy a couple oranges and squeeze the juice out
  • 6 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp rice wine vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp fish sauce
  • 2 tsp grated ginger
  • Sea salt & black pepper to taste
  • 1/2 cup cashews roughly chopped


  1. In a very large bowl, combine the poached chicken, cabbage, carrots, green onions, bean sprouts, and snap peas. Toss the ingredients to combine.
  2. In a small bowl, combine the orange juice, olive oil, rice wine vinegar, fish sauce, and ginger. Gently stir until mixed, then pour over the salad. Toss to coat.
  3. Adjust the seasoning with salt and pepper.
  4. Garnish with cashews.
Nutrition Facts
Chinese Chicken Salad Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 312 Calories from Fat 180
% Daily Value*
Fat 20g31%
Saturated Fat 3g15%
Cholesterol 48mg16%
Sodium 152mg6%
Potassium 703mg20%
Carbohydrates 12g4%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 20g40%
Vitamin A 3930IU79%
Vitamin C 44.1mg53%
Calcium 88mg9%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.