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vietnamese chicken salad

Vietnamese Chicken Salad Recipe

Author Tanya


For the Salad:

  • 2 cups of shredded chicken breast from a rotisserie chicken
  • 4 cups of napa cabbage shredded
  • 1 red bell pepper chopped
  • 4 green onions sliced
  • 1 cup matchstick carrots
  • 1/2 cup cilantro chopped
  • 1/2 cup mint leaves chopped
  • 1/2 cup peanuts chopped (optional)

For the Dressing:

  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 1 tsp Sambal Oelek Also known as Vietnamese Chilli Paste
  • 3 cloves garlic grated
  • 2 Tbsp. sugar
  • 3 Tbsp fish sauce
  • 3 Tbsp. Vegetable oil


  • First, remove skin from rotisserie chicken and eat it because it is delicious! Then remove meat, preferably chicken breast and place in a bowl and set aside.
  • Combine cabbage, bell pepper, green onion, carrot, cilantro, and mint in a bowl and toss to combine. Set aside.
  • Add chicken to bowl with vegetables and toss to combine.
  • In a separate bowl, combine dressing ingredients and whisk.
  • When ready to eat, top salad with crushed peanuts and dressing. Enjoy :)