Zaxby’s Zensation Zalad

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If you are looking for an asian flavor explosion, then the Zaxby’s Zensation Zalad is a perfect choice! This delicious salad includes crisp ingredients like cabbage, carrots, and crunchy wonton strips. The dressing is a fusion of asian flavors, making it zesty and flavorful.

Zaxby's sign.

The Zensation sandwich is a spin-off of the seasonal, popular Zensation Zalad which was introduced in 2008.

Zaxby's Zensation poster.

The Zensation Zalad is made with made-to-order hand-breaded chicken fingers that are cut into pieces and placed atop a bead of chopped mixed greens, red cabbage, carrots and wonton strips.

The salad is further topped with Zaxby’s Asian slaw and drizzled with honey sesame teriyaki.

The salad is served with a vegetable eggroll and a packet of citrus vinaigrette dressing. Personally, I find that the honey sesame teriyaki drizzle is enough and that the salad does not need the additional salad dressing.

Zaxby's Zensation salad.

Zensation Zalad Nutritional Information

The Zensation Zalad is available in three versions: fried, grilled, and garden.

Detailed nutrition information is not currently (1/24/2023) available, other than the calorie range from 530 – 680 calories. It is unclear if that includes the eggroll and/or the citrus vinaigrette dressing.

Previous nutrition information showed the Zensation Zalad having 810 calories which included the eggroll (120 calories) and a packet of citrus vinaigrette dressing (140 calories). With the fried chicken, eggroll, and citrus vinaigrette, the Zalad contains 40g of total fat and 72g of total carbohydrates.

Zaxby's Zensation salad and egg rolls.

About Zaxby’s

Founded by childhood friends Zach McLeroy and Tony Townley in 1990, Zaxby’s is committed to serving delicious chicken fingers, wings, sandwiches and salads in a fun, offbeat atmosphere where customers are considered friends.

Zaxby’s has grown to more than 900 locations in 17 states and is headquartered in Athens, Georgia. For more information, visit

Have you tried either the Zensation Zalad? What did you think?

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  1. I Love the Zaxby’s Zensation Salad😋. I need to know how to make that citrus dressing though. They don’t have Zaxby’s where I live (Miami), so I have to grab while I can when I’m Georgia.

  2. I don’t care what anyone says, this is my favorite Zaxby’s sandwich. I wish they had it on the menu full time. And I personally really like the egg roll as well. The only complaint about Zaxby’s that I have is I wish they still seasoned their fries as much as they used to without asking them too.

  3. Sandwich was good but its a lot of bread vs just ordering a chicken fingers meal. I don’t feel like you get as much chicken as the four fingers meal. Also if you are not a fan of their cole-slaw you might want to steer clear as a lot is included in the sandwich. Also the egg roll is just fried up slaw in an egg roll wrapper no extra protein there.

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