Crunchy Asian Chopped Salad with Chicken
Indulge in this healthy Asian Chopped Salad featuring deliciously seasoned chicken breast, lettuce, cabbage, nuts, and a simple homemade but yummy salad dressing!
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Say hello to my new favourite summer chicken recipe! I love this Asian chopped salad with chicken because I can use up leftover chicken and have a delicious meal without having to turn the oven on again! I especially like having some crunch to my salad with the nuts (optional but if you can oh so tasty) and the crispy wonton strips.This is one tasty chicken salad that you can if you want to add your favourite salad dressing to it but my simple, homemade salad dressing is the perfect accompaniment to this Asian chopped salad with chicken. So make sure to save your leftover chicken for this salad, after all if you don’t have to turn the oven on again on a hot summer day why would you?If you’d love some other recipe ideas to use up leftover chicken check out these tasty salad recipes at Chicken.ca. To help make your grocery shopping easier for all your yummy summer meal prep make sure to use the FREE app from them too. I never go shopping without it, saves me so much time and keeps me organized.
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Now let’s get to our tasty Asian chopped salad with chicken recipe shall we?Print
Indulge in this healthy Asian Chopped Salad featuring delicious seasoned chicken breast, lettuce, cabbage, almonds, and a simple but yummy homemade salad dressing!
- 3 medjool dates, pitted and soaked in hot water
- 1/4 cup low-sodium soy sauce
- 2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 1/2 teaspoons toasted sesame seed oil
- 1/2 teaspoon garlic, minced
- 1 teaspoon fresh ginger, grated
- 2 cups chicken breast, shredded
- 3 cups romaine lettuce, shredded
- 3 cups iceberg lettuce, shredded
- 1 cup red cabbage, shredded
- 1 cup carrots, shredded
- 1/4 cup cilantro, roughly chopped
- 1/4 cup chives, roughly chopped (optional)
- 1 tablespoon sesame seeds
- 1/4 cup sliced almonds
- 1/2 cup cashews
- 1 cup crispy wonton strips
- In a blender, combine all the dressing ingredients and blend until smooth and creamy.
- Add cooked chicken breast to a medium-sized bowl and drizzle with ⅓-½ of the dressing. Toss gently to coat and set aside.
- In a large serving bowl, toss together the romaine and iceberg lettuces, red cabbage, carrots, cilantro, and optional chives. Top with the marinated (from the dressing) chicken, then garnish with the sesame seeds, sliced almonds, cashews, and wonton strips. Serve with remaining dressing to drizzle as desired.
Make the dressing a day ahead and refrigerate in an airtight container to save time.
To keep the crispy wonton strips crispy don’t add the final dressing until you’re ready to serve.
- Serving Size: 1 large bowl
- Calories: 320
- Sugar: 4.5g
- Sodium: 630mg
- Carbohydrates: 12g
- Fiber: 4.5g
- Protein: 58g
Keywords: chicken, chicken salad, Asian chicken salad, Asian chopped salad, summer salad
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