dee's chinese chicken salad

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
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By Dee Stillwell
from Citrus Heights, CA

This salad is a refreshing full meal salad. When we grill chicken breasts We always grill extra ones so we can have this salad the next day. This is especially convenient when it a hot summer day, and you don't want to heat up the house when making dinner.

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
serves 6 - 10
prep time 30 Min
cook time 10 Min

Ingredients For dee's chinese chicken salad

  • 4 - 6
    grilled chicken breast halves
  • 4 c
    cole slaw mix from a bag or shreaded cabbage
  • 4 - 6 c
    shreaded romaine lettuce
  • 3/4 c
    angle sliced green onions (about 6-7)
  • 1 can
    sliced water chestnuts, julianned
  • 1/4 lb
    fresh pea pods, sliced, about 1 1/2 cups
  • 2 - 11 oz
    cans mandarin oranges, drained
  • 1 c
    sliced toasted almonds
  • 2 pkg
    top ramin noodles, uncooked & broken up
  • MARINADE FOR CHICKEN & SALAD DRESSING
  • 1/2 c
    canola oil
  • 1/4 c
    soy sauce
  • 1/4 c
    rice vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp
    sesame oil
  • 1/3 c
    brown sugar, or to taste
  • a 1 inch lb
    piece of ginger root, grated
  • 1 clove
    garlic, grated
  • 1
    seasoning packet from 1 package of top ramin
  • the juice from the mandarin oranges to taste
  • to make this low fat you can omit the oil, add 2 tsp cornstarch. and simmer dressing until thickened. cool and pour onto salad.

How To Make dee's chinese chicken salad

  • 1
    Prepare chicken breasts..you can use grilled or even rotissere chicken to make this dish easier. Be sure all ingredients are chilled before putting this salad together. Chicken can be grilled and let cool or chilled in the fridge.
  • 2
    Place all veggies in a large salad bowl. Just before serving, cut up chicken and add that, the almonds, water chestnuts, & mandarin oranges. So it stays crispy, immediatly before serving, stir in broken up, uncooked Top Ramin.
  • 3
    Pour salad dressing over salad, toss and serve. Enjoy!
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