Salad doesn’t have to be boring any more! This Asian Chopped Salad is the perfect example of the best balance between healthy and delicious. The Asian-inspired dressing gives the salad that yummy sweet & salty taste… And the salad delivers a powerful immune-boosting punch with almonds, oranges, cilantro, and scallions. Cilantro, alone, is rich in immune-boosting antioxidants which prevent cellular damage caused by free radicals. The other fruits and veggies just pack on more essential vitamins and minerals! Plus, it’s ready to eat in the next 15 minutes!
Asian Chopped Salad
Servings: 4 Prep Time: 15 min. Cook Time: 0 min. Total Time: 15 min.
Dressing ¼ cup almond butter, melted 3 tablespoons coconut aminos 1 tablespoon sesame oil 2 tablespoons honey 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, minced 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 tablespoon rice vinegar Salad 3 cups slaw mix 4 scallions, sliced ¼ cup almonds, slivered ¼ cup cilantro, fresh, chopped ½ cup orange slices, chopped 1 tablespoon olive oil or avocado oil 2 cups cooked chicken, shredded ½ teaspoon onion powder ½ teaspoon garlic powder Salt and pepper to taste
Place all dressing ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. Set aside.
In a large salad bowl, mix all salad ingredients together. Pour dressing over the top and toss to combine.
Option to add alternate cooked protein source here. Any nut butter will work in the dressing. Feel free to add and sub any salad fixings that you have handy!
Calories: 397 Fat: 29g Carb: 10g Fiber: 3g Protein: 18g