Chinese Chicken Salad with crunchy cabbage, tender chicken, green onions, red pepper, almonds, all tossed in a honey ginger dressing. May add rice or soba noodles if you so desire. A gluten- free and dairy-free Chinese Chicken Noodle Salad. A healthy salad that is perfect for a potluck.

Chinese Chicken Salad

A healthy gluten-free chinese chicken noodle salad made with fresh cabbage, tender chicken, and veggies all tossed in a honey ginger dressing.
Course Salad
Cuisine Asian
Keyword chinese chicken salad
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 514 kcal
Author Melissa Stadler, Modern Honey


  • 8 cups Green and Red Cabbage sliced thin and chopped
  • 6 cups Shredded Cooked Chicken rotisserie
  • 1 Red Pepper diced
  • 6 Green Onions sliced
  • 2/3 cup Slivered or Sliced Almonds optional
  • 5-6 ounce Rice Noodles Soba Noodles, Udon Noodles, or Spaghetti Noodles, cooked according to package instructions

Honey Ginger Dressing:

  • 3/4 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1/4 cup Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 1/4 cup Honey
  • 3/4 teaspoon Ground Ginger
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons Salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Red Chili Flakes
  • 1 Lime juiced (optional)


  1. Toss cabbage, shredded chicken, red pepper, green onions, and almonds into large salad bowl.
  2. If using noodles, cook according to package instructions and set aside.
  3. To make dressing, combine oil, vinegar, honey, ginger, salt, garlic powder, red chili flakes, and lime juice.
  4. Toss dressing with salad and add noodles, if using.
  5. Let chill in refrigerator for at least 1 hour. Keep for several days in refrigerator.
Nutrition Facts
Chinese Chicken Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 514 Calories from Fat 279
% Daily Value*
Fat 31g48%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Cholesterol 81mg27%
Sodium 1073mg47%
Potassium 513mg15%
Carbohydrates 32g11%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 12g13%
Protein 27g54%
Vitamin A 735IU15%
Vitamin C 48.8mg59%
Calcium 77mg8%
Iron 1.7mg9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.