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Saigon Ginseng Chicken Salad

by | Mar 18, 2015 | Brain Health Recipes, Entreés, Nutrition | 0 comments

Ginger has been associated with reducing pain linked with muscle injury after exercise. Nuts are also known to have anti-inflammatory components. Red pepper is a great source of Vitamin C, and also has antioxidant properties. Using these healthy food items create something completely different, Our Saigon Ginseng Chicken Salad recipe!
Weekly Recipe Saigon Ginsing Chicken

Saigon Ginseng Chicken Salad

Course: Lunch, Main Dish
Cuisine: Asian


  • 8 ginseng chicken thighs de-boned and marinated
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 cup roasted peanuts
  • 4 cups savory cabbage shredded
  • 1 carrot shaved
  • 1 red pepper thinly sliced
  • 2 green onions sliced
  • 1/2 cup cilantro leaves

Marinade Sauce for Chicken

  • 30 grams american ginseng "beard" / fiber
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp white pepper
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 1/2 tbsp grated ginger
  • 1 tbsp water


  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 clove garlic crushed
  • 1/4 tsp hot pepper sauce
  • juice of 1 lime
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp rice vinegar



  • Combine all ingredients and mix well.

Chicken Salad

  • Slice Ginseng chicken thighs into thin strips.
  • In a skillet, heat sesame oil over medium heat. Add chicken and stir-fry for 3 minutes.
  • Add salt and a tbsp of water, reduce heat and continue stir-frying until the liquid is absorbed. Stir in peanuts.
  • In a large bowl combine vegetables and toss with 1/2 the dressing. Divide the vegetables on 4 plates and top with chicken. Drizzle remaining dressing over salad.
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