Thai Peanut Slaw with Popcorn Chicken

Thai Peanut Slaw with Popcorn Chicken

2 reviews, 5 star(s). 100% would make again

Ready in 45 minutes

An Asian twist on cole slaw and fried chicken.


-- Dressing --
3 tablespoons Peanut butter
2 tablespoons Rice wine vinegar
2 teaspoons Chile garlic sauce; - to taste
2 tablespoons Mayonnaise; - reduced fat
1 teaspoon Sesame Oil; - dark roasted
-- Slaw --
3 cups Cabbage, green; - shredded
1 cup Cabbage, red; - shredded
1/2 cup Bell pepper, yellow; - cut in matchsticks
1/2 cup Carrot; - shredded fine
1/4 cup Raisins; - coarse chopped
-- Chicken --
16 ounces Chicken, breaded nuggets
-- Garnish --
1 large Lime; - cut in wedges

Original recipe makes 4



Mix peanut butter, vinegar, and chile garlic sauce in a glass bowl. Microwave for 20 - 30 seconds to soften beanut butter if needed. Add mayonnaise and sesame oil then blend thoroughly with a fork or whisk.

Mix slaw ingredients together in a large bowl and add 1/2 of the dressing. Toss until all veggies are coated. Allow to sit for at least 30 minutes (up to 2 hours) tossing occasionally. Add a bit more dressing as needed to keep surfaces moist but not sloppy wet.

While slaw is marinating, heat chicken in 425F oven until heated through and lightly crisped.

Fill a teacup or ramekin with slaw. Pack it in lightly then place a serving place on top and invert the dish. Carefully remove the ramekin to leave a mound of slaw. Place the chicken nuggets around the mound of slaw, garnish with crushed peanuts and a lime wedge.

Each (4 oz chicken, 1 cup slaw) serving contains an estimated:

Cals: 529, FatCals: 252, TotFat: 29g

SatFat: 7g, PolyFat: 6g, MonoFat: 11g

Chol: 95mg, Na: 680mg, K: 1266mg

TotCarbs: 43g, Fiber: 8g, Sugars: 10g

NetCarbs: 35g, Protein: 29g

Adapted from recipe in: Restaurant Management, April 2008

VARIATION: Substitute breaded calamari rings or popcorn shrimp for the chicken.


This made a delicious dinner and was easy to prepare. It also looks great on the plate.

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I loved this! One week later, I keep thinking about the wonderful favors. Thank you!
kdvo 3y ago

This made a delicious dinner and was easy to prepare. It also looks great on the plate. [I posted this recipe.]
promfh 8y ago

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