Crunchy Chinese Chicken Salad

“This Chinese Chicken Salad Recipe is packed with loads of colourful veggies and the red cabbage adds not only colour but a fantastic crunch! Plus the sweetness of the oranges combined with the slightly spicy Asian inspired dressing make this one of my favourite go to salads any time of year!”

- The Delicious Spoon


main ingredient:

salad Ingredients:

– 1 cup shredded carrots – 1 1/2 head romaine lettuce shredded very thin with a sharp knife – 1/2 head purple cabbage shredded very thin with a sharp knife – 1 bunch green onions chopped – 1 red bell pepper sliced very thin – 1 cup fresh cilantro – 1/2 cup canned mandarin oranges - well drained drained – 2 large Chicken breasts – 1/4 cup roasted peanuts chopped (optional)


– ¼ cup vegetable oil – ¼ cup balsamic vinegar – ¼ cup soy sauce – 2 tbsp sesame oil – Hot chili pepper flakes to taste – 1 tbsp raw honey – 1/4 tsp each sea salt & pepper to taste – 1/3 cup of toasted sesame seeds

Crunchy Chinese Chicken Salad


4 Servings


Dinner, Lunch


20 Minutes


21 Day Fix, Asian

1. Lightly toast the sesame seeds in the oven or in a frying pan on low.

Salad Instructions:

2.  Add chopped and sliced veggies to a large bowl.

Salad Instructions:

3. Add well drained manadarin oranges and roasted peanuts (optional).

Salad Instructions:

4. Shred chicken with a fork or cut thin with a knife and add to salad just before ready to eat.

Salad Instructions:

5. Toss salad to mix.

Salad Instructions:

1. Add liquid ingredients to small bowl or dressing bottle and mix well then add toasted sesame seeds and chili flakes (optional)

Asian Salad Dressing:

2.  Add Dressing to salad just before you are about to serve and mix well.

Asian Salad Dressing:


Easy Scallion Pancakes

Honey Sriracha Grilled Chicken Thighs

Kalbi Style Flanken Ribs

More recipes!