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Asian Chicken Slaw

Lee Harrelson
Yield 6 servings (serving size: about 1 1/2 cups)
Whether you eat this cool and delicious Asian chicken coleslaw on its own, or loaded into a wrap, it's guaranteed to satisfy an appetite of any size.

Ingredients

  • Slaw:
  • 2 1/2 cups shredded cooked chicken breast (about 1 pound)
  • 3/4 cup finely chopped celery
  • 1/2 cup chopped sugar snap peas
  • 1/2 cup chopped red bell pepper
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1 (10-ounce) package angel hair slaw
  • 1 (8-ounce) can sliced water chestnuts, drained
  • Dressing:
  • 1/4 cup cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup rice wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • Remaining ingredients:
  • 1/4 cup slivered almonds, toasted
  • 1 teaspoon sesame seeds, toasted

Nutrition Information

  • calories 152
  • caloriesfromfat 22 %
  • fat 3.7 g
  • satfat 0.5 g
  • monofat 1.9 g
  • polyfat 0.9 g
  • protein 11.5 g
  • carbohydrate 18.5 g
  • fiber 4.5 g
  • cholesterol 24 mg
  • iron 1 mg
  • sodium 585 mg
  • calcium 32 mg

How to Make It

  1. To prepare slaw, combine the first 7 ingredients in a large bowl.

  2. To prepare dressing, combine cider vinegar and next 6 ingredients (through black pepper) in a small bowl; stir with a whisk. Pour dressing over the slaw; toss to coat. Cover and chill 1 hour. Sprinkle with slivered almonds and sesame seeds before serving.

Cook's Notes

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