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Chinese Chicken Salad

Ingredients:

Salad:

  • 3 cups lettuce finely shredded (i use romain)

  • 2 cups red cabbage finely shredded

  • 1 cup carrots shredded

  • 1/2 cup green onions chopped

  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro chopped

  • 2 cups chicken shredded

Dressing:

  • 3 teaspoons ginger grated

  • 3 garlic cloves minced

  • 3 tablespoons rice vinegar

  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil

  • 1 tablespoon mild-tasting oil (see notes below)

  • 2 teaspoons swerve or lakanto (see sweetener notes below) or 1 1/2 teaspoon sugar

Toppings:

  • sesame seeds

  • 1 cup almonds slivers. (can sub for crispy noodles or ramen if you aren't watching your carbs)

  • fresh cilantro chopped

Directions:

  1. Add all dressing ingredients to a salad shaker or small bowl, shake/mix and set aside.

  2. Add the salad ingredients to a large bowl and toss to combine.

  3. Pour half the dressing over the salad, toss it together, and taste. Add more dressing based on your preference. (We usually use 3/4 of the dressing, but it's easier to add more than remove!).

  4. Top with chopped cilantro, almonds (1 cup), and sesame seeds, and enjoy! Makes 6. Serving size 1.


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