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Chicken and Cabbage Salad with Light Sesame Vinaigrette
4.80 from 5 votes

Chicken and Cabbage Salad with Light Sesame Vinaigrette

Fresh, crunchy, and perfect for weekly meal-prep, this Chicken and Cabbage Salad is a perfect anytime low-carb meal even the pickiest eaters will love.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Servings: 3 servings
Calories: 632kcal

Ingredients

For the Salad

  • 1 cabbage - whole head, chopped
  • 2 carrots - julienned
  • ½ cup slivered almonds
  • 1 cup green onions - chopped
  • 3 cups cooked shredded chicken
  • 1 tbsp seasame seeds

For the Dressing

  • ¼ cup grapeseed oil - or canola oil
  • cup white balsamic vinegar
  • 1 lemon - juiced
  • 2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil - plus more to taste
  • salt + pepper - to taste

Instructions

  • In a medium bowl whisk together all ingredients for the Sesame vinaigrette until completely combined. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl toss together all ingredients for the salad.
  • When ready to serve toss with desired amount of vinaigrette.

Notes

For this recipe, I used pre-cooked rotisserie chicken. However, poached boneless skinless chicken would taste just as delicious.

Nutrition

Calories: 632kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 40g | Fat: 38g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 108mg | Sodium: 487mg | Potassium: 1271mg | Fiber: 12g | Sugar: 20g | Vitamin A: 7470IU | Vitamin C: 138.5mg | Calcium: 240mg | Iron: 3.7mg
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