Napa Cabbage Almond Chicken Salad

This crisp chicken salad is filling and can be made with any kind of chicken cut to suit your own taste. In this recipe, Napa cabbage pairs perfectly with a tangy dressing and crunchy almonds… delicious!

Ingredients (for 2)

  • 2 cups napa cabbage
  • 1/2 chicken breast
  • 1/4 cup almonds
  • 1 tsp sesame seeds
  • 1/2 scallion
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1/4 tsp ginger
  • 1/2 garlic clove
  • 1/2 tbsp lemon juice
  • salt & black pepper


  • Put garlic (crushed), soy sauce, lemon juice, ginger and oil in a small bowl, and whisk to combine
  • Cube or slice chicken and season with pepper and salt
  • Heat oil in skillet and cook chicken until golden and thoroughly cooked; remove from flame and put aside
  • Slice cabbage finely, use hands to separate strands and put into a large bowl
  • Add chicken to cabbage along with dressing and diced scallions
  • Toss and top with almonds and sesame seeds

Tips from the Chef

  • Be sure to add the dressing to the salad right before serving so the cabbage does not become soggy