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Chinese Chicken Salad with Spicy Peanut Dressing

Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 2 -4 servings
Calories 424kcal
Author Lauren Goslin

Ingredients

  • SALAD:
  • 3 c. Napa cabbage shredded
  • 2 c. any type of lettuce I use green, shredded
  • 2 carrots grated
  • 1 large cucumber sliced
  • 1/4 c. scallions chopped
  • 1/4 c. cilantro chopped
  • DRESSING:
  • 6 T. olive oil
  • 2 T. water
  • 2 T. peanut butter Sunbutter also works
  • 1/4 c. rice vinegar
  • 1 T. fresh ginger
  • 1 t. fresh garlic
  • 1/4-1/2 t. red pepper flakes
  • 1 T. soy sauce
  • 1 T. honey or maple syrup
  • 2 t. toasted sesame oil
  • 5 drops stevia or another teaspoon of sweetener
  • TOPPINGS optional:
  • slices of organic chicken breast
  • chickpeas
  • roasted sunflower seeds or peanuts

Instructions

  • Put the ginger and garlic in the food processor and pulse a few times to break them up into little pieces.
  • Add the rest of the ingredients for the dressing, and process until smooth.
  • Toss the salad ingredients in a large bowl.
  • Toss the salad with the dressing, and top with the chicken or chickpeas and peanuts or seeds, if desired.

Notes

Nutrition facts are based on using peanut butter, honey, and two cups of chicken. Weight Watchers points (new system): 11

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 424kcal | Carbohydrates: 15.6g | Protein: 24.7g | Fat: 29.8g | Saturated Fat: 4.8g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 25g | Cholesterol: 54mg | Sodium: 368mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 8g