Goi Ga (Vietnamese Chicken and Cabbage Salad)

Crisp, fresh, and delicious! The key to a good plate of goi ga is tossing the shredded chicken in a balance of dressing and fresh vegetables and herbs. This is a taste of summer - right to your plate.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Additional Time:
2 hrs
Total Time:
2 hrs 20 mins
8 servings



  • 4 skinless cooked chicken breasts, shredded

  • 1 small head cabbage, finely shredded

  • 1 bunch fresh cilantro, chopped

  • 1 red onion, thinly sliced

  • 1 small carrot, peeled and cut into matchsticks


  • ½ cup white vinegar

  • 4 tablespoons white sugar

  • 2 tablespoons lime juice

  • 2 tablespoons fish sauce (Optional)

  • 4 cloves garlic, minced

  • ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper

  • salt and ground black pepper to taste

  • ½ cup chopped roasted peanuts (Optional)


  1. Combine chicken, cabbage, cilantro, onion, and carrot in a large bowl. Set salad aside.

  2. Mix vinegar, sugar, lime juice, fish sauce, garlic, and cayenne pepper together in a separate bowl. Add dressing to the bowl with the salad and mix thoroughly. Season with salt and pepper. Refrigerate at least 2 hours for flavors to meld.

  3. Serve salad topped with chopped peanuts.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

167 Calories
6g Fat
17g Carbs
14g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 167
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 8%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 26mg 9%
Sodium 412mg 18%
Total Carbohydrate 17g 6%
Dietary Fiber 4g 13%
Total Sugars 11g
Protein 14g
Vitamin C 38mg 189%
Calcium 60mg 5%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 389mg 8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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