Crunchy Asian Chopped Salad Recipe

PREP TIME

30 mins

COOK TIME

15 mins

SERVINGS

4

Ingredients

Chicken Marinade

  • 2 chicken breast
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Garlic
  • Ginger powder
  • 12 oz. bottled sesame ginger dressing

 

Ginger Sesame Dressing

  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup rice vinegar
  • 2 tsp soy sauce
  • 1/4 tsp sesame oil
  • 1 Tbsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp ginger powder
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 2 Tbsp tahini

 

Salad Build

  • 2 small apples, julienned
  • 4 Mandarin oranges, segmented
  • 1/2 – 3/4 cup roasted almonds
  • 5 oz chow mein noodles
  • 16 oz bag of tri-color coleslaw
  • 6-8 mini-sweet peppers, thinly sliced into rings
  • Ginger sesame dressing
  • 2 chicken breasts, grilled and sliced

Crunchy Asian Chopped Salad in a large serving dish with chopsticks

COOKING INSTRUCTIONS:
Crunchy Asian Chopped Salad

Chicken Marinade

  1. Combine ingredients in a bowl or resealable bag. Mix or shake until well combined. Let marinate for at least 30 minutes.
  2. Grill till internal temp of chicken is 165º. Let rest for 5 minutes, then slice thinly against the grain.

 

Ginger Sesame Dressing

  1. Combine all ingredients in a bowl and whisk until well-combined.
  2. Dressing stays good in the fridge for at least a few weeks. Be sure to shake/whisk again before using.

 

Salad Build

  1. In a large serving bowl, combine all ingredients except chicken. Mix until well-combined. Top with chicken and more mandarin segments. Serve immediately.

PAIRINGS:
Crunchy Asian Chopped Salad

German Riesling

Blonde Ale