Napa Cabbage Slaw With Grilled Chicken

Napa Cabbage Slaw With Grilled Chicken image Author: Canadian Living Credits: Napa Cabbage Slaw With Grilled Chicken image

This crunchy summer salad makes a great light dinner. Keep any leftovers for lunch the next day. To scoop out the cucumber seeds, halve the cucumber, then run a spoon down the centre.

  • Portion size 4 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: June 2013

Ingredients

  • 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 1 lb/450 g total)
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 pinch pepper
  • 4 cups lightly packed shredded napa cabbage
  • 1 carrots julienned or grated
  • 1 sweet red pepper thinly sliced
  • 1 rib celery thinly sliced diagonally
  • 1/2 English cucumber halved lengthwise, seeded and thinly sliced diagonally
  • 2 green onions thinly sliced
  • 1/3 cup sliced almonds toasted
Soy Vinaigrette:
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 4 teaspoons unseasoned rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon sodium-reduced soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil
  • 1 pinch salt

Method

Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper. Place on greased grill over medium-high heat; close lid and grill, turning once, until no longer pink inside, 12 to 15 minutes. Let stand for 5 minutes before slicing.

Soy Vinaigrette: Meanwhile, in large bowl, whisk together vegetable oil, vinegar, soy sauce, sesame oil and salt.

Add cabbage, carrot, red pepper, celery, cucumber and green onions; toss to coat. Top with chicken; sprinkle with almonds.

Nutritional facts Per serving: about

  • Fibre 3 g
  • Sodium 242 mg
  • Sugars 5 g
  • Protein 30 g
  • Calories 293.0
  • Total fat 15 g
  • Potassium 786 mg
  • Cholesterol 67 mg
  • Saturated fat 2 g
  • Total carbohydrate 11 g

%RDI

  • Iron 11.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 39.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 10.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 40.0
  • Vitamin C 123.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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