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Keto Chinese Chicken Salad

 I love this recipe for Keto Chinese Chicken Salad. I can enjoy all of my favorite flavors at home and stay on program. If you are not on the keto program feel free to add chow mein noodles. 

Course Salad
Cuisine Chinese
Keyword keto
Prep Time 40 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 226 kcal

Ingredients

Ingredients for dressing

Ingredients for Salad

  • 4 cups cooked chicken diced
  • 1 pound Napa cabbage cored and shredded
  • 2 cups red cabbage finely shredded
  • 1 cup shredded carrots
  • 1 bunch scallions sliced thin
  • 1/4 cup cilantro minced
  • 2 TBsp. sesame seeds for garnish - optional

Instructions

Asian Dressing:

  1. In a small bowl, combine oil, vinegar, hoisin sauce, soy sauce, ginger, and sesame oil. Whisk until fully combined.
  2. Allow dressing to sit at room temperature for about 30 minutes for flavors to blend while preparing the rest of the salad. Or, refrigerate for up to 4 days.

Salad:

  1. In a large salad bowl combine the cabbage, chicken, carrots, scallions, and cilantro. Remix up the dressing to recombine and drizzle over the salad.
  2. Toss everything until evenly coated. Sprinkle with sesame seeds and optional chow mein noodles (skip if following keto) and serve.

Nutrition Facts
Keto Chinese Chicken Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 226 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Fat 14g22%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 42mg14%
Sodium 356mg15%
Potassium 392mg11%
Carbohydrates 10g3%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 13g26%
Vitamin A 3230IU65%
Vitamin C 30.3mg37%
Calcium 104mg10%
Iron 1.8mg10%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.