Chopped Chicken Salad

  • Servings: 2
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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A fresh and light salad.

Ingredients

Chicken

  • 1 lb chicken
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon ghee
  • 2 tablespoons teriyaki sauce (primal kitchen)

Salad

  • 1 cup lettuce (chopped)
  • 1 cup cabbage (chopped)
  • ½ cup spring onion (chopped)
  • 1 mandarin
  • 1 can water chestnuts
  • ½ cup roasted cashews
  • ¼ cup cilantro (chopped)
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds
  • ¼ cup teriyaki sauce (primal kitchen)

Directions

  1. Cut the chicken into smaller pieces and place into a bowl.
  2. Season fully with the ingredients.
  3. Heat the ghee in a pan over medium-high heat. Once hot, add chicken.
  4. Cook fully through and set aside to cool.
  5. Drain the liquid out of the can of water chestnuts.
  6. Add the chicken and all of the salad ingredients into a large bowl.
  7. Mix until well combined.
  8. Enjoy!

Cashew Chicken

  • Servings: 2
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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A delicious alternative to take-out.

Ingredients

Chicken

  • 1 lb chicken (breasts or thighs)
  • 1 zucchini (sliced)
  • 1 can water chestnuts
  • 1 cup cashews
  • ½ onion (diced)
  • 2 tablespoons avocado oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper

Sauce

  • ½ cup coconut aminos

  • 2 garlic cloves (minced)
  • ¼ cup chicken broth
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 2 teaspoons arrowroot or tapioca powder

Directions

  1. Heat half the avocado oil in a skillet over medium-high heat.
  2. Add the chicken and season with the salt and pepper. Cook fully through, set aside.
  3. Heat the rest of the avocado oil in the skillet. Add in the onions and zucchini.
  4. Stir occasionally while continuing to cook the onions.
  5. Meanwhile, add all the sauce ingredients to a bowl. Mix together and set aside.
  6. Add chicken back to the skillet when the onions and zucchini are almost ready.
  7. Pour in the sauce. Mix to evenly coat.
  8. Stir in the cashews and water chestnuts.
  9. Enjoy!

Chicken Lettuce Cups

  • Servings: 4
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Rating: ★★★★★
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A popular dish you can easily make at home.

Ingredients

  • 1 lb ground chicken
  • 1 cup mushrooms (finely minced)
  • 1 can water chestnuts (drained and minced)
  • ½ onion (diced)
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 tablespoon avocado oil
  • ¼ cup coconut amino sauce (niulife)
  • 2 tablespoons teriyaki sauce (primal kitchen)

Directions

  1. Heat the avocado oil in a pan over medium heat.
  2. Sauté the mushrooms, water chestnuts, and onions until they are fragrant and softened.
  3. Add in the chicken and cook fully through.
  4. Add the garlic, coconut amino sauce, and teriyaki sauce. Cook for 1 additional minute.
  5. Meanwhile place the lettuce leaves onto a plate.
  6. Scoop mixture onto the lettuce. Top with cilantro and your favorite dipping sauce if desired.
  7. Enjoy!