Crispy Thai Cashew Chicken Salad with Soy Ginger Dressing

Crispy Thai Cashew Chicken Salad with Soy Ginger Dressing

  • prep: 20 min
  • cook: 0 hr
  • total: 20 min
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  • Summary

    This simple chopped Crispy Thai Cashew Chicken Salad has robust flavors of soy, honey, peanut butter, ginger and red pepper flakes. Then tossed with chicken and fresh vegetables, topped with cilantro, green onions and crunch cashews!

    Ingredients

    • Dressing:
    • 2 tablespoons low sodium soy sauce (or gluten free if sensitive)
    • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
    • 1 tablespoon honey
    • 1/2 tablespoon cashew or peanut butter
    • 1/8 teaspoon ground ginger
    • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
    • Pinch red pepper flakes
    • Salad:
    • 4 - 6 cups chopped romaine leaves
    • 3/4 cup shredded carrots
    • 3/4 cup shredded red cabbage
    • 1 small red bell pepper, diced
    • 1/2 cup edamame, if frozen then thaw
    • 1/2 pound chicken breasts, cooked and diced
    • 1/2 cup salted and roasted cashews, chopped
    • 2 green onion stalks, sliced thin
    • Handful cilantro, diced

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    ESHA
    • Servings Per Recipe: 2
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 545 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 28 g 43.65%
    • Saturated Fat: 6 g 32.28%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 73 mg 24.4%
    • Sodium: 859 mg 35.78%
    • Calcium: 118 mg 11.76%
    • Potassium: 542 mg 15.49%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 5 mg 25.92%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 36 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 7 g 28.94%
    • Sugar: 18 g
    • Protein: 38 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 3 g
    • Vitamin A 256.83%
    • Vitamin C 200.42%
    • Vitamin D 4.54%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat4
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs1
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables2
    • Exchange - Lean Meat5
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total2 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total6 oz-eq

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