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Chinese Chicken Salad
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Chinese Chicken Salad Recipe

This Chinese Chicken Salad Recipe is a little sweet and a little crunchy with lots of veggies and protein. Enjoy this meal for lunch or dinner!
Course Lunch, Salad
Cuisine Asian
Keyword Chinese Chicken Salad, Chinese Chicken Salad Dressing, Chinese Chicken Salad Recipe
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 457kcal
Author Lauren Brennan

Ingredients

for the salad -

  • 5 oz. pre-washed lettuce
  • 1/4 head red cabbage shredded
  • 1/2 lb. chicken cooked and shredded
  • 1 red pepper diced
  • 4 scallions sliced
  • 1 can mandarin oranges drained
  • 1/2 cup chow mein noodles

for the dressing -

  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 2 teaspoons grated ginger
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons white vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons canola oil

Instructions

  • Place all salad ingredients into a bowl. Set aside.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together all ingredients for the dressing. Toss salad with dressing and serve immediately.
  • Feel free to adapt the ingredients in the dressing to suit your tastebuds. For instance, if you have ginger, reduce the amount you use. If you like sweet dressings, add more brown sugar. Do you see where I'm going with this?

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Nutrition

Calories: 457kcal | Carbohydrates: 44g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 42mg | Sodium: 752mg | Potassium: 512mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 18g | Vitamin A: 2315IU | Vitamin C: 89.1mg | Calcium: 77mg | Iron: 2.7mg