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Gỏi Gà (Vietnamese Chicken Salad)

The combination of textures and flavors in this salad recipe make it tastier than your average bowl of greens. It also packs 40 grams of protein in each serving!

Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 1
Calories 405 kcal



  • 1 garlic clove finely chopped
  • 1 medium shallot finely chopped
  • 1 lime, juiced (approx. 2 Tbsp.)
  • Tbsp. pure maple syrup
  • Tbsp. white vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp. water
  • 1 tsp. fish sauce


  • 3.5 oz. cooked chicken breast
  • Tbsp. dry roasted unsalted peanuts
  • 3 cups shredded cabbage (approx. ⅓ medium head cabbage)
  • 1 cup shredded carrots (approx. 2 medium carrots)
  • ¼ cup fresh mint leaves


  1. Mince garlic and shallot. Juice lime; set aside.

  2. To make dressing, add garlic, shallot, lime, maple syrup, vinegar, water, and fish sauce to a small bowl. Stir to combine.

  3. Shred chicken, and crush peanuts; set aside.

  4. Add chicken, cabbage, carrots, mint, and dressing to a large bowl. Toss to combine.

  5. Sprinkle crushed peanuts to cabbage mixture and serve immediately, or store refrigerated in a tightly sealed container for up to four days.

Recipe Notes

The Nutrition Facts box below provides estimated nutritional information for this recipe.

Nutrition Facts
Gỏi Gà (Vietnamese Chicken Salad)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 405 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Fat 11g17%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 99mg33%
Sodium 1065mg46%
Carbohydrates 41g14%
Fiber 12g50%
Sugar 19g21%
Protein 40g80%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.