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Thai Chicken Salad Recipe

Looking for an easy Thai Chicken salad recipe? Learn how to make Thai Chicken salad using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by slatta

Makes 4 servings



This seems very similar to the chicken salad at Thara Thai, the best (IMO) Thai restaurant in Champaign.

Recipe Ingredients for Thai Chicken salad

1 lb boneless skinless chicken breast, minced in food processor
3 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
2 spring onions, chopped
2 tablespoons chopped shallots
3 tablespoons chopped mint leaves
1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
2 tablespoons lime juice
1 1/2 tablespoons fish sauce
1 teaspoon garlic and red chile paste
2 cups thinly sliced cabbage or lettuce, for serving
1 fresh cilantro stem, for garnish

Recipe Directions for Thai Chicken salad

  1. Heat nonstick skillet over medium heat, no oil necessary.

  2. Add chicken, stir until cooked through.

  3. Remove from heat, drain excess liquid.

  4. Add fish sauce and lime juice.

  5. Toss all together with cilantro, onion, shallots, mint, cayenne, rice powder, and ground chile/garlic paste.

  6. Adjust seasoning to taste.

  7. Serve immediately over lettuce leaves or thinly sliced cabbage.

  8. Garnish with cilantro sprigs.

Categories

Salads

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 174.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
237
Calories from Fat
79
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
8.8g
14%
Saturated Fat
2.3g
12%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
101mg
34%
Sodium
636mg
26%
Potassium
408mg
12%
Total Carbohydrates
4.0g
1%
Dietary Fiber
0.9g
4%
Sugars
1.3g
Protein
34.1g
Vitamin A 15% Vitamin C 10%
Calcium 4% Iron 13%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • Low in sugar
  • Very high in niacin
  • High in selenium
  • High in vitamin B6
  •   Bad points
  • High in cholesterol
  • High in sodium
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