If you are looking for better food or nutritional options to provide your loved ones with, then you should consider this recipe of Chinese Chicken Cabbage Salad that is especially good for old people. It is filled with all the healing power of vegetables, which is what every old person needs for revitalization.

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 red jalapeño or Fresno chile with some seeds, chopped

  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil

  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice

  • 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce

  • 2 teaspoons light brown sugar

  • 1 teaspoon fish sauce (such as nam pla or nuocnam)

  • 1 teaspoon grated peeled ginger

  • Kosher salt

  • 1/2 small head of red cabbage, thinly sliced (about 5 cups)

  • 2 medium carrots, peeled, shredded

  • 6 scallions, whites and pale greens only, thinly sliced

  • 3 cups shredded rotisserie chicken

  • 1 cup baby spinach, thinly sliced

  • 1/3 cup chopped fresh cilantro

  • 1/4 cup chopped dry-roasted peanuts

  • 1/2 teaspoon toasted sesame seeds

 

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Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

 

  • Combine 1 tablespoon soy sauce and 1/2 teaspoon sesame oil and brush onto chicken breasts. Arrange in a baking dish and bake until juices run clear about 13 to15 minutes. Remove from oven, cool completely, and cut into 1/4-inch slices.

 

  • In a large bowl, combine Napa cabbage, red cabbage, carrot, scallions, water chestnuts, Mandarin orange and sliced chicken. In a separate bowl, whisk together 3 tablespoons soy sauce, vinegar, garlic, ginger, oil, 1 1/2 teaspoons sesame oil, brown sugar and chili sauce. Pour dressing over salad and toss to combine. Divide among bowls and top each serving with 2 teaspoons toasted almonds.

Nutritional Information

How to Make It

Whisk together rice wine vinegar, olive oil, sesame oil, and peanut sauce in a medium bowl; set aside. Toss together cabbage, shredded carrot, 4 thinly sliced scallions, and chicken in a large salad bowl. Pour the peanut sauce dressing over the cabbage salad, and toss together until all of the ingredients are evenly coated. Season salad with freshly ground black pepper, and evenly sprinkle with black sesame seeds and 2 thinly

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