Umami Recipes
Umami Recipes

Chopped Thai-Inspired Chicken Salad

4 servings


45 minutes

active time

1 hour

total time


3-4 cups cooked shredded chicken

1 head of green cabbage (3-4 cups shredded)

1-2 large carrots (2 cups grated)

1 green papaya or mango (1-2 cups grated) (optional)

1 cup fresh cilantro, chopped

1/2 cup peanuts, chopped

1/2 cup green onions, sliced

3-4 red serrano peppers, sliced

salt and lime juice to taste

1/2 cup peanut butter

1/3 cup low sodium soy sauce

1/3 cup sesame oil (toasted or dark)

1/4 cup rice vinegar

2 tablespoons sambal oelek (sriracha works, too)

2 tablespoons sugar

a small knob of fresh ginger, peeled

a clove of fresh garlic, peeled

1/4 cup water to thin to desired consistency



Put on some good music, pour a drink, and start choppin’!


Pulse all ingredients in the food processor or blender. Adjust consistency with water.

Thai Chicken Salad Assembly

Toss the salad ingredients in a big bowl with a drizzle of peanut dressing so everything gets coated. Season with salt and lime juice, and maybe a shot of fish sauce if you’re feeling wild. Serve chilled.


Serving Size




Total Fat

30.4 g

Saturated Fat

5.1 g

Unsaturated Fat


Trans Fat

0 g


27.6 mg


645.3 mg

Total Carbohydrate

31.9 g

Dietary Fiber

6 g

Total Sugars

20.9 g


19.6 g

4 servings


45 minutes

active time

1 hour

total time
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