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A bowl of salad with Asian Peanut Dressing

Asian Peanut Chicken Salad

A light, healthy and easy no-cook side or main dish! Crunchy cabbage, carrots, edamame, mandarin oranges, honey roasted cashews, shredded rotisserie chicken tossed in homemade peanut dressing.
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Course: Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 712kcal
Author: MinShien


  • ~6 oz cabbage shredded
  • 1 1/2 cups carrots shredded
  • 1 cup edamame frozen
  • 1-2 cups canned mandarin oranges drained
  • 1 cup honey roasted cashews
  • 1 cup rotisserie chicken shredded, or more

Peanut Dressing

  • 1/2 cup peanut butter salt and sugar free
  • 2 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 2 tbsp sesame oil
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • ~2 tbsp cilantro packed, plus more for garnish
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • ~2 tbsp water adjust accordingly
  • a pinch of salt adjust accordingly


  • In a blender or food processor, combine all the ingredients under "Peanut Dressing". Add more water if needed to achieve desired consistency. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl, combine shredded cabbage, shredded carrots, shelled edamame (microwave for 10-20 seconds if it is frozen), mandarin oranges honey roasted cashews, and rotisserie chicken. Optional: add additional cilantro as garnish.
  • Highly recommend serving with dressing on the side. Only add dressing when ready to eat! Enjoy!


Calories: 712kcal | Carbohydrates: 48g | Protein: 36g | Fat: 46g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 11g | Monounsaturated Fat: 20g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 57mg | Sodium: 657mg | Potassium: 878mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 28g | Vitamin A: 8694IU | Vitamin C: 37mg | Calcium: 95mg | Iron: 4mg
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