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A plate with a colorful cabbage salad and sliced marinated chicken.
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5 from 4 votes

Asian Chicken Salad

A crunchy cabbage salad with sweet marinated chicken, toasted almonds, and a craveable low-carb sweet and spicy dressing! The best salad for meal prep or lunches. 4 NET CARBS PER SERVING
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: Chinese
Keyword: cabbage salad, keto cabbage salad, keto chicken salad, low carb asian chicken salad
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 283kcal

Ingredients

  • 3 cups cabbage finely shredded
  • 2 cups purple cabbage finely shredded
  • 1 carrot peeled and julienned
  • 1/2 red bell pepper
  • 1 recipe Marinated Chicken Breasts
  • 3/4 cup sliced almonds toasted
  • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds toasted
  • cilantro optional, to garnish

Asian Cabbage Salad Dressing

  • 1/2 cup rice wine vinegar unsweetened
  • 1/4 cup sesame oil
  • 3 tablespoons monk fruit sweetener or erythritol
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1-2 teaspoons sriracha or finely chopped red chilis

Instructions

  • Prepare chicken breasts as in the recipe instructions here.
  • Add all dressing ingredients to a jar, and shake to combine.
  • Combine the cabbage, carrots, and peppers in a large salad bowl, and pour dressing over the mixture. Toss to evenly coat vegetables.
  • Top salad with grilled chicken, toasted almonds, sesame seeds and cilantro, if desired.

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Notes

*This recipe contains 10% carbohydrates, 38% protein, and 52% fats.
To increase the fat in this recipe, try:
  • Add slices of avocado.
  • Drizzle an extra teaspoon or two of avocado or sesame oil on top.
  • Sub chicken thighs for the chicken breasts.
  • Enjoy a fat bomb as a dessert after your lunch!

Nutrition

Calories: 283kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 27g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 73mg | Sodium: 454mg | Potassium: 634mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 1815IU | Vitamin C: 34mg | Calcium: 72mg | Iron: 1mg