Flavorful Sesame Chicken Salad

Flavorful Sesame Chicken Salad

Flavorful Sesame Chicken Salad

Warm summer evenings call for light, refreshing dinners like this Sesame Chicken Salad. This recipe cuts calories by removing the crispy noodles traditionally seen in this salad, but still gives you satisfying crunch with the sliced almonds. Toss with the homemade sesame dressing seen below. 

Course Salad
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 202 kcal


  • 1/2 cup slivered almonds
  • 2 small organic green cabbage
  • 2 cup pea pods, thinly sliced
  • 2 red bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 4 cup shredded cooked chicken

For the Sesame Dressing

  • 12 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 8 Tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 8 Tablespoons coconut aminos, or low sodium soy sauce
  • 2 packet Stevia
  • 2 teaspoon toasted sesame oil
  • 2 teaspoon sesame seeds


  1. In a small skillet place the slivered almonds over medium-low heat. Stir often until golden brown and then remove from the heat

  2. Wash the cabbage and cut into long thin strands. Do the same with the pea pods and the red bell peppers - the thinner you slice the better.

  3. Mix the cabbage, bell pepper, pea pods, chicken and almond slivers in a large salad bowl.

  4. Combine the salad dressing ingredients together.

  5. Plate the salads and drizzle with some dressing.

  6. Nutritional Analysis: One serving equals: 202 calories, 10g fat, 89mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate, 3g fiber, and 17g protein