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Chicken & Cabbage Salad inspired by Goi Ga

Ready In: 20 minutes
Serves: 6
Dairy-freeGluten-freeLow Added Sugar

A variation on cole slaw, this Vietnamese salad is popular as an appetizer or a complement to rice soup. It holds up well in the refrigerator, so make plenty to last a few days.

What you'll need

Sharp knife
Cutting board
Measuring cups
Measuring spoons
Small bowl
Large bowl
Tongs or 2 large spoons
Large platter


Serves 6
2 tablespoons Fish Sauce
2 tablespoons Lime Juice or 2 tablespoons Lemon Juice
1 clove Garlic minced
1 Chili Pepper minced, optional or 1 teaspoon Chili Sauce optional
2 cups Chicken cooked and shredded
1 head Cabbage small, cored, and sliced thinly
1 Carrot shredded
1 Red Onion small, sliced thinly
1/2 cup Mint chopped
1/2 cup Cilantro chopped
1/4 cup Peanuts roasted, chopped


1.In a small bowl, stir together all the ingredients for the dressing.
2.Drizzle a small amount of the dressing over the chicken and stir to coat well.
3.In a large bowl, combine the chicken with all the cut vegetables and most of the mint, cilantro, and peanuts. Add the remaining dressing. Toss gently.
4.Transfer the salad to a large platter and garnish with the rest of the herb and nuts.

Chef's Tips

  • If you do not have fish sauce, use 1.5 tablespoons soy sauce and 1 tablespoon water.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1.50 cup

Serving Per Container 6

Amount Per Serving
Calories 107
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4.3 g6%
Saturated Fat <1 g4%
Sodium 537 mg23%
Total Carbohydrate 6.3 g2%
Dietary Fiber 1.6 g6%
Protein 11.9 g

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