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5 from 1 vote

Chicken & Pomelo Salad

Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Dairy Free, Grain/Gluten Free, Paleo, Specific Carbohydrate Diet


  • 2 cups white cabbage
  • 1 cup red cabbage
  • 1/2 cup thinly cut carrots
  • 2 tbsp shallots thinly sliced
  • 1/3 cup peanuts or cashews
  • 1/3 cup coriander/cilantro
  • 1/2 large pomelo or 1 medium pomelo/grapefruit
  • 1/4 cup sesame seeds toasted
  • 1 chicken breast cooked & shredded


  • 1/4 cup sesame oil
  • 2 lemongrass stalks outer leaves removed and white part chopped finely
  • 4 tbsp grated fresh ginger
  • 1 tbsp coconut aminos or tamari
  • 1 tsp honey (sub for 1 tbsp orange juice for Whole30)
  • 2 tbsp lime juice


  • Thinly slice the red and white cabbage, carrots and red onion and shred the chicken. Place in a bowl along with the peanuts, chopped coriander and sesame seeds
  • Peel the pomelo, remove the skin and cut each segment of flesh into 2 or 3 pieces, add to the salad
  • Place the dressing ingredients in a hand mixer and blend. Drizzle over salad and toss. Enjoy!


* If using grapefruit in place of pomelo you may want to increase the amount of honey to balance the tart grapefruit