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Chinese Chicken Salad Chow Down.

Low-Fat Chinese Chicken Salad

A couple of weeks back, I ordered a delicious Chinese chicken salad from a cafe near my office. As good as this salad was, it was $12 and as healthy as it appeared to be, I really had no way of knowing how the ingredients were prepared and I knew for a fact that the dressing was not reduced-calorie or fat. I decided to take it upon myself to create my own low-fat Chinese chicken salad that I could easily bring to work, and this was the end result! It tastes just as good, if not better, than the take-away salad I had ordered. It is so easy and yummy!

Serves 2-4.


  • 4 cups shredded green cabbage (cole slaw mix)
  • 1 cup broccoli slaw mix
  • 2 red peppers, sliced
  • 1 cup crunchy chow mein noodles (found in the Asian section of your grocer)
  • 1 chicken breast, grilled & diced
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 3 tbsp Newman’s own Low-Fat Sesame Ginger dressing
  • 3 tbsp Annie’s Naturals Lite Gingerly dressing

In a large mixing bowl, add the cabbage, broccoli slaw, red peppers, chow mein noodles, chicken breast and cilantro. In a small bowl, mix the two dressings together to combine and then pour over the salad ingredients and toss well to combine all the ingredients.

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