Vietnamese Chicken Salad with Sesame and Lime Dressing

Vietnamese Chicken Salad with Sesame and Lime Dressing

A light and flavoursome salad that is quick and easy to prepare for the warmer months

PREP TIME 15 mins
COOK TIME 5 mins
TOTAL TIME 20 mins


  • 300g Chicken breast, thinly sliced
  • 2 Cups Chinese cabbage, thinly sliced
  • 1 Medium carrot, julienned
  • 1 Medium Lebanese cucumber, julienned
  • 8 Snow pea pods, julienned
  • 1/4 Cup fresh mint lease, finely sliced
  • 1/2 Cup coriander, chopped (you can use the stalks)
  • 1/4 Cup unsalted peanuts
  • Dressing
  • 2 Tbsp. freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 1/4 tsp brown sugar
  • 1 tsp freshly grated ginger
  • 1/2 red chilli, finely sliced (optional)
  • 1 Tbsp. salt reduced soy sauce



  1. Combine all the ingredients for the salad dressing in a screw top jar and shake until well combined.
  2. Cover the base of a small pot with water. Add the sliced chicken and simmer until cooked, about 5 minutes. Let cool.
  3. While the chicken is cooling, add the remaining salad ingredients in to a salad bowl and toss with your clean hands until well combined.
  4. Add the cooled chicken and coat with the salad dressing.
  5. Mix again until everything is well combined and coated in the dressing.
  6. Serve and enjoy.


Nutrition Facts

Servings 2

Amount Per Serving
Calories 342
Total Fat 14.01g 22%
Saturated Fat 2.45g 13%
Sodium 490.84mg 21%
Total Carbohydrate 7.53g 3%
Dietary Fiber 6.71g27%
Sugars 5.97g
Protein 42.64g 86%

Calcium 161.57%
Iron 4.10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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