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This Kung Pao chicken salad is a refreshing and low carb dish that you'll love. The Kung Pao dressing is full of flavor and easy to whip up. 

Kung Pao Chicken Salad (low carb)

This Kung Pao chicken salad is a refreshing and low carb dish that you'll love. The Kung Pao dressing is full of flavor and easy to whip up. 
Course Salad
Cuisine Chinese
Keyword kung pao, takeout
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 269 kcal
Author Denise Wright (MyLifeCookbook.com)

Ingredients

  • 4 cups romaine lettuce, chopped
  • 1 cup bell peppers, cut into chunks
  • 2 stalks of celery, cut into chunks
  • 4 green onions, chopped
  • 2 cups cooked chicken breasts, chopped
  • 1/3 slivered almonds

Dressing

  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons Chinese cooking wine, or dry sherry
  • 1 large clove of garlic, crushed
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 2 teaspoons grated fresh ginger
  • 4 teaspoons garlic chili sauce
  • 2 teaspoons vinegar
  • 2 packets of Splenda
  • hot pepper flakes, optional

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, add your lettuce and vegetables and toss.
  2. Add chopped chicken and almonds on top.
  3. In a bowl mix the rest of the ingredients and whisk until well combined.
  4. Pour dressing over top the chicken and almonds.
  5. Serve as is or toss if you like.