This quick and easy Asian chicken salad is perfect for a weeknight meal, especially when it’s hot or you don’t feel like using the stove.

FULL RECIPE  & NUTRITION INFO HERE

Asian Chicken Salad With Ginger Garlic Dressing

HEALTHY SALAD RECIPE

SESAME DRESSING

This is my little trick for adding delicious sesame flavour. I use a brand called Kewpie, you can find many different ones in Asian grocery stores and online.

CABBAGE CHOICE

White or red cabbage can be used instead of wombok.

make the dressing

1

Combine shaved sugar or sugar granules with hot water. Then add lime juice, fish sauce, garlic, ginger and Japanese sesame dressing.

PREPARE VEGETABLES

2

I like to use a combination of wombok cabbage and some other leafy greens like baby gem lettuce or cos lettuce.

PREPARING VEGETABLES

3

Cut everything into strip shapes.

PREPARING VEGETABLES

4

Grate the carrots or use a carrot peeler to make thin ribbons.

PREPARING VEGETABLES

5

Slice the onions very thinly.

HERBS

6

I only had coriander (cilantro) on hand, but I often add mint as well.

CHICKEN

7

Shred or slice the chicken, or whatever protein you are using.

COMBINE

8

Add all vegetables to a large mixing bowl. Pour in half of the dressing and mix through.

TIME TO SERVE!

9

Serve salad with a generous handful of chicken, top with some crunchy fried noodles, extra dressing and some chopped chili or chili oil.

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