Chinese Chicken Salad

Chinese Chicken Salad

PREP: 20 MINUTES SERVINGS: 6

Ingredients

3 1/2cupsshredded roasted cooked chicken

3 1/2 cups shredded Romaine lettuce

2 1/2 cups shredded iceberg

1 1/2 cup finely julienne carrot

2cups finely shredded purple cabbage

2whole scallions, thinly sliced

2 cups English cucumber, thinly sliced into batons

1/4cupsliced roasted almonds, or cashew

1/3 dry un-sweeten cranberry

1 cup crispy *La Choy noodles

1cupMandarin oranges or an orange cut in half

3 tbsp shredded ginger

1/3 cup finely shredded red onion, or shallots

2 garlic cloves finely minced

3 to 4 tbsp sesame seeds. ( sprinkle the sesame seeds only at the end )

 

For the dressing :

1/2 cup sesame oil

1/2 cup seasoned rice vinegar

2 tbsp vegetable oil

1 1/2 tbsp low sodium soy sauce

1 1/2 tbsp sugar

salt & pepper to taste

 

Steps 

Combine all of the salad ingredients, in a large bowl. Tossing until well mixed.

In another bowl, whisk together the dressing and pour over the salad, tossing to coat.

 

CHEF’S TIPS: The easy and fast way, is to use a ready rotisserie chicken. Shred the meat while discarding the skin. Bon Appétit.

*La Choy noodles