Chinese Chicken Salad


Posted: September 3

Time: 20 minutes

Yield: 6 servings

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Chinese Chicken Salad is like the fusion of coleslaw, Asian takeout, and chicken salad, and is better than all of them! The cabbage is crispy, fresh, and makes a perfect platform for the shredded chicken, hearty edamame, and juicy bright oranges. The dressing alone is sweet and tangy with just a little heat for added excitement! Chinese Chicken Salad is crunchy and captivating, and can be made in just 20 minutes!


Ingredients

For the salad: • 2 cups romaine lettuce, shredded • 2 cups Napa cabbage, shredded • 2 cups red cabbage, shredded • 2 large carrots, julienned • 1 cup edamame, shelled • 3 cups chicken, cooked and shredded • 3 1/2 ounces crunchy wonton noodles • 1 cup mandarin orange, sliced and drained • 1/2 cup scallions, diced • 1/2 cup almonds, sliced For the dressing: • 1/4 cup grapeseed oil • 2 tablespoons sesame oil • 2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar • 2 tablespoons soy sauce • 1 tablespoon brown sugar • 1 teaspoon ginger, minced • 1 teaspoon garlic, crushed • 1 teaspoon chili-garlic sauce • 1/4 teaspoon salt • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Directions

Step 1

Combine the romaine, Napa cabbage, red cabbage, carrots, edamame, shredded chicken, and wonton noodles in a large salad bowl.

Step 2

Gently toss in the oranges, scallions, and sliced almonds.

Step 3

Whisk together the grapeseed oil, sesame oil, rice wine vinegar, soy sauce, brown sugar, ginger, garlic, chili-garlic sauce, salt, and pepper in a bowl.

Step 4

Toss the salad with the dressing.

Step 5

Serve.


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