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keto chinese chicken salad in a white bowl

Keto Chinese Chicken Salad

  • Author: Natalie
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 6 1x




  • 1 head iceberg lettuce, sliced
  • 2 cups shredded coleslaw mix
  • 1 bunch of cilantro, chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper, ribs and seeds removed, sliced
  • 6 green onions, sliced
  • 11/4 cup roasted, sliced almonds
  • 2 cups cooked chicken, chopped



  1. Make the dressing by combining the avocado oil, rice wine vinegar, soy sauce, monk fruit and sesame seed oil in a mason jar. Shake to combine.
  2. Make the salad by adding the iceberg lettuce, cabbage, cilantro, red bell pepper, green onions, almonds and chicken to your large salad bowl. Top with the dressing and toss.
  3. Enjoy!
  4. This salad is surprisingly delicious the next day if you have leftovers! Stays crunchy even if it’s been tossed in the dressing!


Chicken: For the cooked chicken, I usually roast 2 chicken breasts drizzled in olive oil, salt + pepper at 425ºF for about 20 minutes. I let them cool then chop. Sometimes I grill the chicken breasts too! Or you can use a rotisserie chicken, or leftover cooked chicken.

Almonds: If your almonds are raw, roast them dry in a 350ºF for about 10ish minutes until golden brown. Roasting them makes such a difference in flavor!

Nut Free: If you want a nut free version, sunflower seeds are a great swap out!

Coleslaw Mix: You can use chopped cabbage in place of coleslaw mix.

Other Versions: I also have a Whole30 version of this salad, and a traditional version!

Soy Sauce: You can use tamari, fort braggs liquid aminos, coconut aminos, etc. etc in place of the soy sauce depending on your dietary needs.

Nutrition Facts: The nutritional information is calculated based on the exact ingredients and quantities listed in the Ingredients above. It is provided as a courtesy only and should be construed as an estimate rather than a guarantee. Ingredients can vary, especially if you make recipe substitutions. Always best to go off your own calculations based on the ingredients and measurements you use.