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Peanut Chicken Salad

peanut chicken salad
  • (1/4 cup) fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
  • (2 Tbsp.) rice wine vinegar
  • (1 Tbsp.) Thai fish sauce
  • (1 Tbsp.) low-sodium soy sauce
  • (1 Tbsp.) bottled chopped garlic
  • (2 tsp.) sugar
  • (1 lb.) skinless, boneless chicken breast tenders
  • (1 Tbsp.) peanut oil
  • (4 cups) mixed salad greens
  • (1/4 cup) fresh basil, chopped
  • (1/2 cup) red onion, thinly sliced
  • (2 Tbsp.) unsalted, dry-roasted peanuts, finely chopped
  • Lime wedges, optional

Peanut Chicken Salad

An Asian inspired salad with marinated chicken, mixed greens and dry-roasted peanuts.

Preparation Time
About 10 minutes
Cook Time
About 5 minutes


  1. 1In a medium bowl, combine chicken broth, rice wine vinegar, fish sauce, soy sauce, garlic and sugar. Add chicken, set aside 3 minutes.
  2. 2Place a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add oil. Drain chicken, saving marinade. Cook chicken 4 minutes, turning often. Add marinade, cook another minute on medium. Set aside off heat.

  3. 3In a large bowl, toss together greens, basil and chicken. Serve with red onion, peanuts and lime wedges.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1 1/4 cups salad, 2 Tbsp. onion, 1 1/2 tsp. peanuts

Amount Per Serving:
  • Calories 214
  • Total Fat 7.2 g
  • Total Carbohydrate 8 g
  • Protein 29.1 g
  • Cholesterol 66 mg
  • Sodium 594 mg
  • Fiber 2 g

Additional Information

Recipe Category: Salad

Recipe Subcategory: Salads with Poultry

Recipe Ethnicity: Asian

Dietetic Info:
  • Glycemic Index:
  • Gluten Free: No

Vegetarian/Allergen Info: Contains Poultry, Fish, Peanuts

NOTE: Glycemic Index Scale: Low=0-55, Medium=56-69, High=70 or greater.