Paleo Chinese Chicken Salad

Author: Jen Martin Cuisine: Chinese Servings: 6

Prep time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 15 minutes Total Time: 30 minutes



This #paleo Chinese chicken salad is just as good as PF Changs, but a healthier version. No processed sugars, is gluten and dairy free.


A nutritious and crunchy salad, kept extra clean for those following the Paleo Diet.


This salad has natural sweetness and tons of crunch! It keeps well refrigerated for days, so is ideal for meal prep.







Ingredients


  • 1 pound chicken breasts

  • 1/3 cup coconut aminos

  • 2 Tbsp. ginger, grated

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 3/4 tsp. sea or kosher salt

  • pinch chili flakes

Salad


  • 6 cups savoy cabbage, chopped

  • 1 cup red cabbage, chopped

  • 3 carrots, julienned

  • 6 mandarin oranges, peeled and segmented

  • 1 cup green onions, chopped

  • 1/3 cup sliced almonds (or sub toasted sunflower seeds)

Dressing


  • 1/3 cup SunButter Organic

  • 6 Tbsp. coconut aminos

  • 3 Tbsp. sesame oil

  • 1/3 cup rice wine vinegar

  • 1 1/2 Tbsp. ginger, grated

Instructions


  1. Add all ingredients for chicken together in a bowl, and put in refrigerator for 1 hour to marinate.

  2. Add all ingredients for dressing to a blender, and process until smooth and creamy.

  3. In a large mixing bowl, combine cabbage and carrots. Toss in dressing.

  4. Grill or pan fry chicken until cooked through.

  5. Add salads to plates, and top with chicken, green onions, mandarin oranges and almonds.

  6. Enjoy!