Best Chicken Salad Recipe with Creamy Peanut Butter Salad Dressing

best chicken salad recipe with creamy peanut butter salad dressing

best chicken salad recipe with creamy peanut butter salad dressing

Best Chicken Salad Recipe with Creamy Peanut Butter Salad Dressing

best chicken salad recipe with creamy peanut butter salad dressing

best chicken salad recipe with creamy peanut butter salad dressing


Best Chicken Salad Recipe with Creamy Peanut Butter Salad Dressing
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
45 mins
Total Time
55 mins
Course: Salad
Author: Posh Journal
  • Salad Ingredients:
  • 1 cup of shredded fresh lettuce
  • 1 cup of shredded mixed green and red cabbage
  • 1/2 cup of shredded carrots
  • 1 cup of shredded Napa cabbage
  • Creamy Peanut Butter Salad Dressing Ingredients:
  • 1/4 cup creamy peanut butter unsalted
  • 1 clove garlic roughly chopped or 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon minced ginger
  • 2 tablespoons unseasoned rice vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 4 tablespoons honey
  • 1/2 tablespoon toasted sesame oil
  • 1 dash Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/3 cup hot water
  • For chicken :
  • 2 boneless chicken breasts
  • Salt
  • slices lemon
  1. Place all mixed vegetables in a bowl
  2. For peanut butter dressing, in a large bowl mix the peanut butter, red wine vinegar, rice vinegar, lime juice, vegetable oil, soy sauce, ginger, honey, toasted sesame oil and gradually whisk in water until dressing reaches the perfect consistency.
  3. For chicken : Rinse fresh chicken under cool water. Pat dry with paper towels.
  4. Place chicken and salt in a bowl. Rub salt into chicken. Refrigerate 15 minutes.
  5. Place chicken in a pot fitted with a steamer basket over water.
  6. Bring water to a boil add lemon slices and steam chicken until juices run clear, about 30 minutes.
  7. Mix salad dressing into bowl with vegetables and chicken. Serve.

Best Chicken Salad - Creamy Peanut Butter Dressing

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  • Reply
    Robin Rue
    Jan 28, 2016 at 11:58 am

    That dressing sure does sound good. I am going to have to try it 🙂

  • Reply
    Jan 28, 2016 at 12:00 pm

    What a wonderful recipe. Would love to try it out.

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    tara pittman
    Jan 28, 2016 at 12:05 pm

    This dressing would be perfect with tofu and noodles.

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    Ana De Jesus
    Jan 28, 2016 at 12:08 pm

    This sounds like absolute heaven and yay I can finally get on your site! I have never thought about using peanut butter as a dressing but I can totally see how it works!

  • Reply
    Jan 28, 2016 at 1:54 pm

    This sounds amazing. I was only looking online earlier actually for peanut butter dressings and sauces and this looks lovely x

  • Reply
    Jan 28, 2016 at 3:02 pm

    Wow!! Looks amazing! Thank you for the recipe! I am going to make this for lunch tomorrow!

  • Reply
    Jan 28, 2016 at 3:17 pm

    That looks SO good! I wish my family loved peanut butter because I would love to make this for our salads!

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    Liz Mays
    Jan 28, 2016 at 3:25 pm

    Yum, this sounds like a healthy lunch recipe I’d use a lot. That dressing looks really good! I’d love to make it.

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    Elizabeth O.
    Jan 28, 2016 at 3:55 pm

    I’ve never had peanut butter as a salad dressing before. It sounds yummy! Thanks for the recipe.

  • Reply
    Jan 28, 2016 at 8:19 pm

    So heavenly yummy. I love it. Awesome!

  • Reply
    Jan 28, 2016 at 9:53 pm

    this salad looks fantastic and i’m really curious about the peanut butter salad dressing

  • Reply
    Jan 28, 2016 at 10:06 pm

    I never knew about this recipe but it looks awesome recipe

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    Nicole Herose Cochingco Escat
    Jan 29, 2016 at 12:09 am

    What a yummy recipe. I would love to give it a try on weekends.

  • Reply
    Jan 29, 2016 at 8:44 am

    I’ve started doing salads for lunch every day but I’m getting a little bored. I’m going to try this recipe next week to jazz it up. Thanks for sharing!

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    Fashionable Librarian
    Jan 29, 2016 at 9:11 am

    Oh yes…printed, pinned and ready to go. This is my thing right here. #Bloggersrock

  • Reply
    Jan 29, 2016 at 9:46 am

    The peanut butter dressing sounds very interesting. I can’t wait to try this.

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    Melissa Bernardo
    Jan 29, 2016 at 10:43 am

    That dressing and that salad look so scrumptious! I am definitely going to make the dressing!

  • Reply
    Claudette Esterine
    Jan 29, 2016 at 1:56 pm

    I love chicken salad but would never have thought to make peanut butter dressing! Awesome!

  • Reply
    Rosey Marie
    Jan 29, 2016 at 3:45 pm

    That’s smart to use peanut butter. I’ve never heard fo such a thing, I like it!

  • Reply
    Jan 29, 2016 at 7:50 pm

    The chicken salad looks so awesome. I have to try that dressing.

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    Lexie Lane
    Jan 30, 2016 at 7:03 am

    Love that. Looks really rich and delicious. Need to try that, my family will love it.

  • Reply
    Jan 30, 2016 at 6:38 pm

    You had me at peanut butter salad dressing. I need to try this. :O

  • Reply
    Amy Jones
    Jan 30, 2016 at 7:16 pm

    Your pictures are so crisp and beautiful and it looks like a super delicious salad to make! Can’t wait to try it

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    Hannah Adkins
    Jan 30, 2016 at 9:57 pm

    I’ve never in my life tried a salad dressing with peanut butter, but I’m totally willing to give it a go! Great food photography btw!

  • Reply
    Jan 31, 2016 at 5:50 pm

    This sounds really good- I haven’t had Peanut Butter on a salad before – but I love peanut butter so I bet it would be great!

  • Reply
    Mommy Pehpot (@mommypehpot)
    Jan 31, 2016 at 7:26 pm

    I haven’t tried peanut butter on a salad before. But it sounds good to me!

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    Feb 6, 2016 at 10:04 am

    Thanks for sharing this recipe, im going to get the ingredients this week and try the dressing for the salad.

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