Cabbage ChickIn Salad

Cabbage Salad with Vegetarian Chicken Tenders

This cabbage chickIn salad is a wonderful change from the traditional green leaf salad. Our protein source is vegetarian chicken-like tenders (or fingers). In this case we used the soy protein tenders from Trader Joe's. You simply place them on your small personal grill or bake on a baking sheet in a conventional oven. You can prepare them a day or so in advance and use them for various meals during the week. Soy provides an excellent source of protein and is a good substitute for vegetarians or if you want to  reduce fat, calorie and cholesterol.  We have used it for other recipes (see below).

Cabbage is a wonderful vegetable. It should be a staple in the healthy pantry for several reasons:

1 - it holds up well in the refrigerator. If stored whole and wrapped, it can last for a few weeks.

2- It is rarely contains bugs.

3 - It excellent eaten raw or lightly steams and is most digestible.

4 - Research suggest that in populations where cabbage is a eaten in large amounts, cancer rates are much lower.

 6 Ingredient Recipe 

Cabbage ChickIn Salad


1 cup ground cabbage

1/2 tsp. sesame oil

2 tbsp. Tuscan Italian Dressing or Balsamic vinaigrette

1/8 cup soy cheese grated

2 Tbsp raisins

4 soy protein tenders or chicken tenders cooked and diced.


Add 1/4 cup of grated carrots


Cook soy protein tenders or chicken nugget as directed on package.  Set aside.

Place cabbage in a medium salad bowl.

Top with raisins.

Drizzle sesame oil over the cabbage.

Sprinkle with cheese

Top with chopped soy protein or chicken and salad dressing.

Toss and serve.

Serves 1 hungry person or two small servings.


-Good for anemia, respiratory diseases, and acne

-Good for digestion

-Good source of iron, folate, Vitamin C, beta-carotene and sulfur


  • Cabbage is a member one of the cruciferous vegetables  and contains vitamins, minerals, other nutrients, and chemicals known as glucosinolates. Other cruciferous vegetables include, broccoli, kale, collard greens, cauliflower, radishes, turnips and wasabi.
  • Use cabbage, in moderation, if you have an under active thyroid.
  • Extra ground cabbage is always good to have in the refrigerator. Use to add to soups, stews, stir-fries and sauces.


Other recipes using cabbage:

Stir-Fried Cabbage

Cabbage Marsala

-Vegetarian Recipes

-Vegan Recipes

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