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Asian Chicken Salad with Sweet and Spicy Wasabi Dressing

Don't be shy about using the wasabi powder—the dressing is full of flavor, not heat. Rotisserie chicken works well for this salad, although any shredded cooked chicken will do.

Prep: 10 minutes

Oxmoor House APRIL 2009

  • Yield: 4 servings (serving size: about 1 1/2 cups salad and 3 wonton strips)
  • Prep time:10 Minutes


  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3/4 teaspoon wasabi powder (dried Japanese horseradish)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 (11.4-ounce) package Asian supreme salad mix (such as Fresh Express)
  • 1 (8 1/4-ounce) can mandarin oranges in light syrup, drained
  • 2 cups shredded cooked chicken breast (about 3/4 pound)
  • 1 diagonally cut green onion


1. Combine first 6 ingredients in a large bowl; stir well with a whisk.

2. Add salad mix to vinegar mixture, reserving wonton strips for topping and sesame-orange dressing for another use. Add oranges and chicken; toss gently to coat. Top evenly with onion and reserved wonton strips.


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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 316
  • Calories from fat: 40%
  • Fat: 14g
  • Saturated fat: 3.6g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 5.9g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 1.6g
  • Protein: 25.3g
  • Carbohydrate: 23.5g
  • Fiber: 2.5g
  • Cholesterol: 67mg
  • Iron: 1.5mg
  • Sodium: 279mg
  • Calcium: 100mg

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