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cabbage chicken salad
Asian Cabbage Chicken Salad with Creamy Tahini Dressing {Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free}
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
20 mins

A crunchy, creamy refreshing shredded cabbage chicken salad with toasted almonds and an Asian based creamy tahini dressing makes for a perfect weeknight summer meal. Minimal cooking required. Gluten-Free and Dairy-Free.

Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Asian, dairy-free, gluten free, Healthy
Servings: 3
Calories: 690 kcal
Author: Vicky Berman
  • 2 cups shredded rotisserie chicken
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 small head of cabbage shredded
  • for the sauce:
  • 1/4 cup tahini prefreably made with roasted sesame seeds
  • 2 teaspoons gluten free tamari
  • 2 teaspoons rice vinegar
  • 2 teaspoon chili garlic sauce sambal olek
  • 1 teaspoon lime juice
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 inch piece ginger minced
  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil
  • 1 cups sliced almonds
  • 1 teaspoon light sesame seeds toasted
  • 1 teaspoon black sesame seeds toasted
  1. Heat pan over medium heat and dry toasted the almonds until browned. Remove from pan.
  2. Add olive oil to the pan and lightly brown the chicken.
  3. In a small bowl combine the sauce ingredients, tahini, tamari, rice vinegar, chili garlic sauce, lime juice, garlic, ginger and sesame oil. Whisk until smooth.
  4. In a large bowl combine cabbage, chicken and almonds.
  5. Serve topped with dressing and sprinkled with sesame seeds.
Nutrition Facts
Asian Cabbage Chicken Salad with Creamy Tahini Dressing {Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free}
Amount Per Serving
Calories 690 Calories from Fat 468
% Daily Value*
Fat 52g80%
Saturated Fat 7g44%
Cholesterol 70mg23%
Sodium 498mg22%
Potassium 820mg23%
Carbohydrates 23g8%
Fiber 8g33%
Sugar 7g8%
Protein 37g74%
Vitamin A 225IU5%
Vitamin C 57.3mg69%
Calcium 208mg21%
Iron 4.3mg24%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.