Asian chicken salad

Jul 26, 2022 • 15 min

 With only 9 grams of carbohydrates and 4 grams of fiber per serving, you can fill up on this salad’s delicious flavors. Crunchy cabbage fills out the bowl and provides a change-up from plain lettuce. Best of all, it’s nutritionally balanced. 


  • 9 oz romaine lettuce (chopped)
  • 1 cup cabbage (shredded)
  • 1 cup shredded carrots
  • 1/4 cup slivered almonds (toasted)
  • 1 tbsp + 1 tsp toasted sesame seeds (divided use)
  • 2 cups cooked chicken breast (diced)
  • 2 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 2 tsp low sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 1/4 tsp crushed red pepper flakes


Step 1:

In a medium bowl, mix cabbage, lettuce, almonds, 1 tbsp sesame seeds, and chicken.

Step 2:

In a small bowl, whisk together vinegar, soy sauce, and oil.

Step 3:

Pour dressing over the salad and toss to coat. Top with remaining 1 tsp sesame seeds and red pepper flakes.

Nutrition Facts

4 Servings

Serving Size: 2 cups

Amount per serving

Calories 270

Total Fat 15g; Saturated Fat 2g; Trans Fat 0g

Cholesterol 60mg

Sodium 470mg

Total Carbohydrate 9g; Dietary Fiber 4g; Total Sugars 3g; Added Sugars 0g

Protein 26g

Potassium 540mg

Phosphorus 260mg

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