Tangy Warm Cabbage and Chicken Salad

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 servings


  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken thighs chopped*
  • 3 cups shredded cabbage
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 1/4 cup coconut aminos
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions
  • 1/2 cup slivered almonds
  • 1/2 cup shredded carrots


  • Melt the coconut oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add garlic and chopped chicken; cook and stir for 5 minutes or until chicken has browned.
  • Add cabbage; cook for an additional 5 minutes or until cabbage is tender and chicken juices run clear; salt and pepper to taste then set aside.
  • In a large bowl, combine remaining ingredients (coconut aminos through carrots); add chicken and cabbage mixture; toss and serve.
  • *Leanne’s Note: Partially frozen chicken is easier to chop.


SERVING SUGGESTION: Spicy Sweet Potato Fries: Peel sweet potatoes and cut into “fries”; toss with olive oil and bake on a cookie sheet in a preheated 425-degree oven, turning once, until tender; season to taste with salt, pepper and chili pepper; toss well then serve hot.
NUTRITION: 374 Calories; 27g Fat; 21g Protein; 15g Carbohydrate; 3g Dietary Fiber; 75mg Cholesterol; 139mg Sodium. Exchanges: 0 Grain (Starch); 2 1/2 Lean Meat; 1 Vegetable; 4 Fat; 0 Other Carbohydrates.
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