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Sesame Chicken Salad

Published April 08, 2019
Kate Sullivan

Written By: Kate Sullivan, MS

Kate holds a MS in Business Psychology and is currently a PHD researcher in Well-Being and Performance Psychology.

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<article> <section> <p align="justify">Ready in under 30 minutes, prepare to have your taste buds tingling with this asian fusion dish! It’s delightfully simple and will be a family favorite or a perfect meal prep dish for the week! Delivering a powerful punch of protein and flavor, it may surprise you to learn that it’s also healthy and keto diet friendly! </p> <h2>Coconut Bliss</h2> <p align="justify">Coconut aminos looks just like soy sauce and has a very similar flavor. Though some describe it as more complex and having a more rounded flavor profile than soy sauce. It’s made from the sap of the coconut tree, mixed with salt and aged to create a flavorful brew. Coconut sap, the key ingredient in coconut aminos, offers many health benefits. Coconut sap contains a wide variety of minerals, vitamins, and amino acids. Including high levels of potassium, vitamin C, and B vitamins. Its neutral pH also helps balance the body and make it alkaline. </p> <h2>Bring on the Ginger</h2> <p align="justify">The health benefits of ginger are due to its antioxidants, anti-inflammatory properties, and content of therapeutic compounds like gingerol, shogaol, paradol and zingerone. Ginger contains a diverse array of many important vitamins and minerals. The compound gingerol may offer many unique health benefits. Such as helping to kill off disease-causing fungi with its powerful anti-fungal properties. Touted as a natural remedy for sea sickness and morning sickness, ginger is helpful for treating nausea and vomiting. </p> </section> <hr class="divider-15 divider-thick mx-auto"> <section class="recipe"> <h2 itemprop="name" align="center">Sesame Chicken Salad</h2> <div class="prep"> <span> <meta itemprop="prepTime" content="PT15M">Prep Time: 15 minutes</span> <span> <meta itemprop="cookTime" content="PT15M">Cooking Time: 15 minutes</span> <span> <meta itemprop="recipeYield">Serves: 6 </span> </div> <h3>Ingredients:</h3> <b>For the Dressing:</b> <ul class="ingredients no-bullet"> <li itemprop="recipeIngredient">⅓ cup coconut aminos</li> <li itemprop="recipeIngredient">¼ cup apple cider vinegar</li> <li itemprop="recipeIngredient">3 tablespoons avocado oil</li> <li itemprop="recipeIngredient">2 tablespoons toasted sesame oil</li> <li itemprop="recipeIngredient">2 tablespoons minced ginger</li> <li itemprop="recipeIngredient">1 teaspoon onion powder</li> <li itemprop="recipeIngredient">1 teaspoon salt</li> <li itemprop="recipeIngredient">½ teaspoon pepper</li> </ul> <b>For the Salad:</b> <ul class="ingredients no-bullet"> <li itemprop="recipeIngredient">1 ½ pounds boneless, skinless chicken thighs</li> <li itemprop="recipeIngredient">4 diced green onions or ½ an onion</li> <li itemprop="recipeIngredient">½ large green cabbage or one whole green cabbage if small</li> <li itemprop="recipeIngredient">½ red cabbage</li> <li itemprop="recipeIngredient">1 cup sliced almonds</li> <li itemprop="recipeIngredient">½ cup chopped and loosely-packed cilantro</li> <li itemprop="recipeIngredient">1 tablespoon black sesame seeds</li> <li itemprop="recipeIngredient">1 tablespoon white sesame seeds</li> </ul> <hr class="divider-50 divider-medium"> <h3>Instructions:</h3> <ol itemprop="recipeInstructions"> <li><p align="justify">Combine all the ingredients for the dressing in a bowl.</p></li> <li><p align="justify">In a plastic baggie, add about 3-4 tablespoons of dressing with the chicken. Allow to marinate for at least half an hour.</p></li> <li><p align="justify">Add chicken with the dressing marinade into a large skillet. Cook over medium heat for 6-8 minutes per side, until cooked thoroughly—or grill.</p></li> <li><p align="justify">Allow to cool to room temperature before chopping and adding to the salad.</p></li> <li><p align="justify">Combine all other salad ingredients—besides dressing and chicken—in a large bowl. </p></li> <li><p align="justify">When chicken is cool, chop and add to the salad.</p></li> <li><p align="justify">Stir in remaining dressing, mix well, and enjoy!</p></li> </ol> </section> </article>
Nutrition Facts

Serves 1


Calories

382


Amount Per Serving

Total Fat

26 g

Sodium

754 mg

Carbohydrate

13 g

Sugar

8 g

Dietary Fiber

5 g

Protein

27 g


Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Serves 1


Calories

382


Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Amount Per Serving

Total Fat

26 g

Sodium

754 mg

Carbohydrate

13 g

Sugar

8 g

Dietary Fiber

5 g

Protein

27 g

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