Healthy Chicken Salad with Almond Butter Dressing



Healthy Chicken Salad with Almond Butter Dressing , .


Skip the mayo and make this healthy protein packed chicken salad with almond butter dressing! This paleo and gluten free recipe is packed with fresh vegetables, crunchy nuts and seeds, and finished with a creamy, asian inspired almond butter dressing. This no mayo chicken salad is a great paleo, whole30, low carb, and gluten free meal prep recipe, and takes less than 30 minutes to make! #chicken #salads #paleo #whole30 #glutenfree #dairyfree


Skip the mayo and make this healthy protein packed chicken salad with almond butter dressing! This paleo and gluten free recipe is packed with fresh vegetables, crunchy nuts and seeds, and finished with a creamy, asian inspired almond butter dressing. This no mayo chicken salad is a great paleo, whole30, low carb, and gluten free meal prep recipe, and takes less than 30 minutes to make! #chicken #salads #paleo #whole30 #glutenfree #dairyfree

Total Time: 25 Minutes, Servings: 6 Servings

Ingredients :
  • Healthy Chicken Salad
  • 1/2 head red cabbage, shredded (or 8 oz pre-shredded)
  • 1/2 lb brussels sprouts, shredded (or 8 oz pre-shredded)
  • 1 bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 4 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 c shredded carrots
  • 1/3 c sesame seeds
  • 1/3 c sliced almonds
  • 1/3 c cilantro, chopped
  • 4 cup roasted or poached chicken, shredded
  • Almond Butter Dressing
  • 2/3 c almond butter
  • 1/4 c extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 c rice vinegar
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • 2 tsp sesame oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 2-4 tbsp water, as needed



Instructions :
  • Place the cabbage, brussels sprouts, bell pepper, carrots, sesame seeds, almonds, cilantro, and chicken into a large bowl. Toss to combine.
  • Place the almond butter, olive oil, rice vinegar, maple syrup, sesame oil, garlic, salt and pepper into the bowl of a food processor. Process until the garlic is minced and the consistency is smooth. Turn the motor to continuous and add the water through the feed tube, a tablespoon at a time, until the consistency is smooth and pourable. Scrape down the sides at least once to ensure all ingredients are incorporated.
  • Pour the dressing over the chicken salad and toss thoroughly to combine. Portion into bowls and top with additional nuts and seeds if desired. Alternatively, portion into meal prep containers. This salad keeps in the fridge for up to 5 days.



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Skip the mayo and make this healthy protein packed chicken salad with almond butter dressing! This paleo and gluten free recipe is packed with fresh vegetables, crunchy nuts and seeds, and finished with a creamy, asian inspired almond butter dressing. This no mayo chicken salad is a great paleo, whole30, low carb, and gluten free meal prep recipe, and takes less than 30 minutes to make! #chicken #salads #paleo #whole30 #glutenfree #dairyfree

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