Cold Asian Chicken Salad Recipe With Zoodles & Peanuts Is a Healthy Summer Meal by Sarah Amona

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Cold Asian Chicken Salad Recipe With Zoodles & Peanuts Is a Healthy Summer Meal

This easy cold peanut chicken zoodles recipe is a great recipe for spring and summer. Who wants to have the oven or stovetop on when it's hot outside?

With chicken and zucchini noodles, this easy chicken salad recipe is a great way to use leftover chicken. If you don't keep peanut butter powder in the house, use regular peanut butter or your favorite nut butter.

Cuisine: Asian / American
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes if using leftover chicken
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 1


  • 6 ounces cooked chicken breast
  • 1 tablespoon low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon rice wine vinegar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons PB2 (you could substitute creamy peanut butter)
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1/2 packet Stevia (or your favorite sweetener)
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed garlic
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 8 ounces zucchini spirals (zoodles)
  • 2 tablespoons chopped green onions
  • 1 teaspoon sesame seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes (or to taste)

Here's how to make it: 

  1. To make the sauce, in a small bowl, combine soy sauce, vinegar, PB2, sesame oil, stevia, garlic and ginger.
  2. Place zucchini noodles in a medium bowl. Add sauce and toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate until chilled, at least 15 minutes.
  3. Shred cooked chicken with fork. Add to zucchini. Give mixture a stir and top with scallions, sesame seeds and red pepper flakes.

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Elisa Schmitz
Zoodles are such a great alternative to noodles, especially when it comes to healthy eating. Thank you for the delicious recipe, Sarah Amona !
Nice fresh and healthy meal idea...

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