Healthy Chicken and Napa Cabbage Sauté
© Todd Porter & Diane Cu

Healthy Chicken and Napa Cabbage Sauté

  • TOTAL TIME: 45 MIN
  • SERVINGS: 4

Warm sautéed Napa cabbage and fresh mint make this healthy chicken salad extra delicious.

Poached Chicken

  1. 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  2. 4-5 sprigs Italian parsley, thyme or oregano, tied together
  3. 1 bay leaf
  4. 1 clove of garlic
  5. 1 tablespoon kosher or sea salt
  6. 1 teaspoon black peppercorns

Salad

  1. 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  2. 1 large onion, sliced
  3. 2 cloves garlic, minced
  4. 1 medium bell pepper, sliced
  5. 6 cups chopped Napa cabbage
  6. 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  7. 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
  8. 1/4 teaspoon kosher or sea salt, or to taste
  9. Fresh cracked black pepper
  10. 1/4 cup chopped mint
  1. Poach the Chicken Rinse off the chicken breasts. Fill a medium stockpot with water and add the herbs, bay leaf, garlic, salt and peppercorns. Bring the water to a boil and add the chicken breasts.
  2. Return the water to a boil and then lower heat to medium. Simmer for 5 minutes. Remove the pot from the heat, cover with a lid and keep the chicken in the hot water for another 15 to 20 minutes or until cooked through.
  3. Remove the chicken from the water and shred into bite-sized pieces. Set aside.
  4. Stir in the cabbage and then add the Worcestershire sauce, apple cider vinegar and season with salt and pepper. Toss the chicken in with cabbage mixture. Cook for 1 minute or until heated through. Stir in the mint and serve warm or at room temperature.
  5. Make the Cabbage Heat a skillet over medium-high heat. Add the oil and then add the onions and garlic. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes or until softened. Stir in the bell pepper and cook for 2 to 3 minutes or until tender.
  6. Stir in the cabbage and then add the Worcestershire sauce, apple cider vinegar and season with salt and pepper. Toss the chicken in with cabbage mixture. Cook for 1 minute or until heated through. Stir in the mint and serve warm or at room temperature.

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