Vietnamese Chicken Salad

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Today Vietcuisines will share with you a very delicious chicken salad. Just follow these steps and you'll have a good meal for your family.


  • 1 boneless skinless chicken breast, grilled 
  • 3⁄4 teaspoon chili paste (sambal oelek works well) 
  • 1 garlic clove, minced 
  • 1 1⁄2 tablespoons sugar 
  • 1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar 
  • 3 tablespoons lime juice 
  • 2 tablespoons vietnamese fish sauce 
  • 3 tablespoons peanut oil (1 Tbsp sesame and 2 Tbsp vegetable oil works well also) 
  • SALAD 
  • 6 cups napa cabbage, shredded 
  • 1⁄2 cup mint leaf, julienned 
  • 1⁄2 cup cilantro leaf, julienned, plus more leaves for garnish 
  • 1 small red onion, thinly sliced 
  • 1 small seedless cucumber, julienned 
  • 2 carrots, peeled and julienned 
  • 1 red bell pepper, julienned 
  • 1 small fresh hot red chili peppers (optional) or 1 small hot green chili pepper, seeded and finely diced (optional) 
  • 1⁄3 cup roasted peanuts, roughly chopped 
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Thinly slice the grilled chicken breast. Set aside.
In a small bowl, whisk together the dressing ingredients until well combined. Set aside.
In a medium bowl, toss together cabbage, mint and cilantro. Place on a large platter. Top cabbage mixture with the onion, peppers, cucumber, carrots, and chicken. Drizzle with reserved dressing, garnish with peanuts and cilantro sprigs, and serve.