This keto Chinese chicken salad recipe has fantastic flavors from sesame oil, rice vinegar, and tamari. Great as a lunch, easy dinner, or dip for crackers – or on top of a large bed of leaf lettuce.
This a simple recipe to make if you have leftover rotisserie or cooked chicken. Make this salad once and meal prep for a week of easy healthy lunches!
I love a good easy, make ahead, meal prep recipe! This Meal Prep Keto Chinese Chicken Salad packs a lot of flavors without a lot of carbs. There are tons of fresh vegetables like red cabbage, carrots, green onions, and fresh greens.
For the greens you can use any kind, but I made my salad with spinach or watercress. I love pretty much all lettuce, but I find watercress is especially delicious. I love how flavorful each bite of this salad is too – the dressing takes about 5 minutes, but completely makes this salad!
This Keto Chinese Chicken Salad Recipe Is:
- High in Protein
- Easy to Make
- Paleo, Whole30, and Gluten Free
- Low in Carbohydrates
Low Carb Chicken Salad that’s Asian-Inspired
This delicious and satisfying chicken salad recipe is great for those who are watching their carb intake. You can still have a healthy and filling lunch without the added starches. I love that the dressing is so flavorful, too – and loaded with traditional Asian ingredients like rice vinegar and sesame oil. You can see all my low carb & keto recipes here!
What’s In This Healthy Chinese Chicken Salad Recipe?
- Green Onions, Cabbage, Carrots, Ginger – I stock up on organic produce with Misfits Market – they have a fantastic selection of in-season fruits & veggies, healthy pantry items, and great food finds for a fraction of grocery store prices! You can get $10 off your first $30 box by clicking here!
- Cooked chicken – you can use rotisserie chicken, or chicken breasts for this recipe.
- Peanut Oil – I find that peanut oil gives this dish the best flavor! It’s a light oil with just a hint of nuttiness.
- Rice vinegar: I love this sweet & tangy rice vinegar, I always keep this seasoned vinegar stocked in my pantry for dressings and salads.
- Tamari: tamari is a gluten-free version of soy sauce. Tamari has a bright salty flavor, and adds a really nice depth of umami to this dish.
- Light Sesame Oil: The sesame oil gives the perfect sweet flavor to the sauce of this dish. Light sesame oil is traditional in a lot of Asian dishes, and will give your salad the perfect flavor.
- Low Carb Sweetener of Choice – I used monk fruit which has no carbs or calories.
Easy Weeknight Chicken Salad Prep
This keto Chinese chicken salad recipe is what I call an Easy Weeknight Meal – which is on your table in about 30 minutes. These quick and simple recipes are perfect for those nights when you want a healthy homecooked meal but don’t want to spend hours in the kitchen.
I have a whole section of The Herbeevore dedicated to Easy Weeknight Meals, that are great for the whole family. From soups and stews, to pastas and proteins – a healthy meal can be on your table in no time. Even faster than ordering takeout!
How Do I Make This Low Carb Chinese Chicken Salad Recipe?
In a large bowl, add the cooked chicken, carrots, red cabbage, and green onions. Set Aside.
In a pint mason jar, add all the dressing ingredients together and shake for 2 minutes.
Pour dressing over the chicken salad, and stir until well combined.
To serve, add fresh lettuce/greens to a plate or bowl, top with a scoop of the chicken salad, and enjoy!
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Keto Chinese Chicken Salad
For the Salad
- In a large bowl, add the cooked chicken, carrots, red cabbage, and green onions. Set Aside.
- In a pint mason jar, add all the dressing ingredients together and shake for 2 minutes.
- Pour dressing over the chicken salad, and stir until well combined.
- To serve, add fresh lettuce/greens to a plate or bowl, top with a scoop of the chicken salad, and enjoy!
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