Healthy Thai Chicken Salad Recipe

Just chop and toss! This Thai chicken salad is prepared in 15 minutes with no cooking time. It’s crunchy, zesty, super nutritious and insanely delicious! Perfect for a family dinner, or why not make it on Sunday night as there will be enough for easy Monday leftovers the next day!
Prep Time: 15 mins
Cook Time: 0 mins
Total Time: 15 mins
Serves: 4
Course: Dinner, Salad
Cuisine: Thai


For the Thai salad dressing

  • 1 clove garlic minced.
  • 1/2 teaspoon chilli flakes
  • 1 lime juiced.
  • 2 tablespoons tamari
  • 2 teaspoons I Quit Sugar Organic Rice Malt Syrup.

For the thai salad

  • 1 cup kale finely shredded.
  • 1 carrot large, julienned.
  • 1 small napa cabbage.
  • 1 red capsicum
  • 1 cup fresh mint leaves picked.
  • 1 cup fresh coriander leaves picked.
  • 400 g roast chicken shredded

For the garnish

  • 1/2 cup cashews roasted
  • 1/4 cup coconut flakes


  • Add all ingredients for the salad dressing into a large mixing bowl. Whisk to combine.
  • Add the ingredients for the salad into the bowl and toss to combine.
  • Serve the salad into four bowls, then top with nuts and coconut flakes to serve.


How to use your leftovers and skip cooking the next day!
This Thai salad recipe is the perfect vehicle to use up leftover produce. We also love adding in finely shredded broccoli florets, thinly sliced snow peas, herbs like flat-leaf parsley and chives and diced cucumber.
Nutrition Facts
Tangled Thai Chicken Salad Dinner Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 385 Calories from Fat 162
% Daily Value*
Fat 18g28%
Saturated Fat 6g38%
Cholesterol 75mg25%
Sodium 633mg28%
Potassium 1215mg35%
Carbohydrates 26g9%
Fiber 7g29%
Sugar 10g11%
Protein 34g68%
Vitamin A 6731IU135%
Vitamin B3 10mg50%
Vitamin C 130mg158%
Vitamin K 236µg225%
Calcium 260mg26%
Iron 5mg28%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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