Chicken Noodle Salad with Sesame Soy Dressing

chicken noodle salad sesame soy dressing
Vermicelli noodles, poached chicken and shredded vegetables come together to make this incredible salad perfect for prepping ahead as an on-the-go lunch at home or a work lunch. It's fast, simple and delicious.

Salad Ingredients

  • 100g vermicelli rice noodles, cooked as per packet instructions
  • 1/2 cup red cabbage, shredded
  • 1/2 cup green cabbage, shredded
  • 1/2 cup carrot, julienned (see note 1)
  • 1/2 cup bean sprouts
  • 1/2 cup poached chicken, shredded
  • 1/4 cup coriander, leaves picked
  • 1/4 cup mint, leaves picked
  • 1 tbsp fried shallots (optional)
  • 1 tsp sesame seeds (optional)




    1. Arrange rice noodles, red cabbage, green cabbage, carrot, bean sprouts, chicken, coriander and mint in a bowl.
    2. In a separate bowl, combine the dressing ingredients.
    3. Drizzle over the salad. Top fried shallots and sesame seeds (if using).


    Note 1 – A julienne peeler is an inexpensive solution that will make light work of cutting your vegetables.

    Make ahead – This salad is perfect for on-the-go lunches. Make it ahead and store the dressing separately to drizzle on top when you are ready to serve. Keep in the fridge for up to 3 days.

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