Asian Chicken Salad

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  1. Prep Time:
  2. 18 min
  3. Inactive Prep Time:
  4. --
  5. Cook Time:
  6. 10 min

  7. Level:
  8. Easy

  9. Serves:
  10. 4 to 6 servings

  11. Ingredients
  12. Salad:

  13. 1 large carrot, peeled
  14. 3 cups shredded napa cabbage, from 1 small cabbage
  15. 3 cups shredded romaine lettuce, from 1 small lettuce
  16. 1 small red bell pepper, seeded and deveined, thinly sliced
  17. 2 tablespoons fresh Thai basil leaves or fresh mint leaves, chopped** see Cook's Note
  18. 2 cups thinly sliced store-bought rotisserie chicken (about 2 small chicken breasts)
  19. 1/2 cup slivered almonds, toasted** see Cook's note
  20. 1 tablespoon toasted white or black sesame seeds*

  21. Dressing:

  22. 1/4 cup peanut or vegetable oil
  23. 2 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
  24. 2 tablespoons rice vinegar*
  25. 1/2 teaspoon granulated sugar
  26. Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, optional

  27. Directions

  28. 1/2 cup chow mein noodles, for garnish

  29. For the salad: Using a vegetable peeler, shave the carrot and add to a large salad bowl. Stir in the cabbage, lettuce, pepper, Thai basil, chicken, almonds, and sesame seeds.

  30. For the dressing: In a small bowl, whisk together the oil, soy sauce, vinegar, and sugar until smooth. Season with salt and pepper, to taste, if using.

  31. Pour the dressing over the salad and toss well. Garnish with the chow mein noodles and serve.

  32. *Cook's Note: can be found in specialty Asian markets

  33. **Cook's Note: To toast the slivered almonds, arrange them in a single layer on a baking sheet. Bake in a preheated 350 degrees F oven for 8 to 10 minutes until lightly golden. Cool completely before using.

  34. SERVINGS: 4 (MAIN); Calories: 374; Total Fat 25 grams; Saturated Fat: 3.5 grams; Protein: 21 grams; Total carbohydrates: 19 grams; Sugar: 9 grams Fiber: 8 grams; Cholesterol: 36 milligrams; Sodium: 349 milligrams
January 2012

This recipe is a personal recipe added by Melissa123 and has not been tested or endorsed by MyRecipes.

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