Thai-style Chicken Salad

Thai-style Chicken Salad

Oh, hello there readers! I have been swept away by an adorable baby and I’m determined to spend every last second of my maternity leave cuddling and playing with my little girl. So that means cooking has become less of a priority and I’ve neglected my poor blog. But a girl’s gotta eat and food should always be delicious. For me, this now means having something ready to go in the fridge. Like this Thai-style chicken salad. Good Lord, this stuff is good!

First, you marinate the chicken in a little lemongrass, then throw onto your grill (or grill pan if you live in a condo like we do). Let cool, then mix with shallots, cucumbers, shredded cabbage, mayo, fish sauce, sriracha (rooster sauce) and cilantro. It’s got a subtle char flavor from the grill, crunch from the veggies and that spicy mayo combination that just makes it perfect for a warm and crusty roll.

I recommend making it next time you’ve got leftover grilled chicken – you can skip the lemongrass marinade if you can’t find it or if you’ve got leftovers. I seriously can’t wait to make another big batch of it soon since the first batch disappeared in one day. What can I say? We like to eat around here…

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  1. This looks so good. Crazy good!

    Funny…whenever I think of chicken salad I think of the scene in Anne of Green Gables when Diana and Anne are talking about what they’d do if they were rich. Diana said she’d eat chicken salad every day…

    With a salad like this…I think perhaps she’s right! :)

  2. Congratulations!! I can’t blame you for wanting to spend as much time with your new baby as possible. This chicken salad sounds delicious and I’m not even a big chicken salad fan.

  3. Congratulations on your the birth of your little girl! This salad looks so darn good – full of all the flavors I love the most.

  4. HI! I haven’t visited your blog in a while and what a surprise to see you now have a baby! Wow, congratulations.
    The salad looks awesome, by the way.

  5. Candice@NotesFromABroad says:

    I cannot believe that I missed that you had a baby !
    Congratulations !

  6. One of my favorite foods is Thai and this salad looks amazing!

  7. This is the first Pinterest that is so good! Lemongrass and Fish Sauce was a bit difficult to find but I did it! So good; it’ll be my lunch for the week!

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