Asian Spinach Salad

Photo: Oxmoor House
This superfast salad combines nutrient-rich spinach with crunchy ramen noodles, Asian veggies, and a light honey-ginger vinaigrette dressing.

Yield:

4 servings

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Recipe Time

Prep: 13 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 373
Caloriesfromfat 14 %
Fat 5.7 g
Satfat 1.5 g
Monofat 2 g
Polyfat 1.3 g
Protein 26.6 g
Carbohydrate 57 g
Fiber 4.8 g
Cholesterol 54 mg
Iron 4.6 mg
Sodium 656 mg
Calcium 111 mg

Ingredients

1 (3-ounce) package ramen noodles
1 (7-ounce) package baby spinach (about 8 cups)
1 (9-ounce) package frozen cooked chopped chicken breast, thawed
1 red bell pepper, seeded and chopped
1 (6-ounce) package frozen snow peas, thawed and drained
1/2 cup golden raisins
1/4 cup honey
3 tablespoons cider vinegar
1 1/2 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
1 1/2 tablespoons grated peeled fresh ginger

Preparation

Discard seasoning packet in package of noodles. Crumble noodles.

Place 2 cups spinach on each of 4 plates. Top evenly with of noodles, chicken, and next 3 ingredients.

Combine honey and remaining 3 ingredients, stirring with a whisk. Spoon about 2 1/2 tablespoons honey mixture over each salad.

Note:

Cooking Light Superfast Suppers

January 2003