In a bowl whisk together all of the ingredients for the dressing, set aside.
Wash the snow peas and cut them diagonally into thin slices. Peel the mandarin orange, remove as much of the white pith as possible and cut each segment into thirds.
In a large salad bowl combine the napa cabbage, shredded chicken, red onion, sliced carrots, snow peas, green onions, chopped coriander and sesame seeds. Toss with the salad dressing and sprinkle with the flaked almonds before serving.