Vietnamese-Inspired Chicken Salad Recipe

Vietnamese-Inspired Chicken Salad

Serves 4

This chicken salad is loaded with the bright, fresh flavors of Vietnamese cuisine. Leftovers can be turned into fresh spring rolls for a quick and easy snack.


  • Dressing:
  • 3 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce
  • 1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon minced shallot
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • Salad:
  • 2 cups shredded rotisserie chicken
  • 4 cups shredded savoy cabbage
  • 1/2 cup shredded carrot
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced red bell pepper
  • 1 serrano chile, cut crosswise into thin slices
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint
  • Kosher salt, to taste
  • 1/2 cup roasted peanuts, chopped


  1. In a small bowl, whisk together all dressing ingredients except oil. Slowy drizzle in oil while constantly whisking.
  2. In a large bowl, combine chicken, cabbage, carrot, bell pepper, chile, and herbs. Drizzle with dressing and toss. Season with salt, to taste.
  3. Garnish with peanuts and serve.


Amount Per Serving (based on 4 servings)
Calories: 440
Fat: 35 g
Saturated Fat: 6 g
Cholesterol: 75 mg
Sodium: 950 mg
Carbohydrates: 12 g
Fiber: 5 g
Sugar: 5 g
Protein: 27 g
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“Our family begs for this salad!!”
“Quick and easy weeknight recipe full of wonderful flavors!!”
“Great salad! fresh clean flavors and filling but light.”

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