Thai chicken salad

Prep 25 min
Total 25 min
Serves 4

Napa is a crisp, mild, easy-to-chop relative of green cabbage, a smart base for any salad or slaw.



small rotisserie chicken
4 cups
thinly sliced napa cabbage
large carrot, peeled and cut into matchsticks
mini cucumber, thinly sliced
1/2 cup
chopped cilantro
1/2 cup
chopped fresh mint
1/3 cup
2 tbsp
1 tbsp
hot-chili-garlic sauce
1 tbsp
1/2 cup


  • REMOVE meat from chicken. Discard skin and bones. Shred chicken meat with 2 forks or your fingers. You will have about 3 cups. Combine chicken with cabbage, carrot, cucumber, cilantro and mint in a large bowl.
  • WHISK lime juice with brown sugar, chili-garlic sauce and fish sauce in a small bowl until sugar dissolves. Drizzle over salad. Toss to coat. Divide among 4 plates. Sprinkle with shallots.


Calories 215
Protein 23 g
Carbohydrates 16 g
Fat 7 g
Fibre 2 g
Sodium 671 mg

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Issue: August 2015

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Photo credit: Photo, Sian Richards.

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