Sesame Chicken Salad

Sesame Chicken Salad Recipe

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Kathy D


A yummy Asian salad creation by Rachael Ray. Enjoy!

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15 Min
15 Min
Stove Top


1/4 c
pure dark maple syrup
2-3 Tbsp
tamari - low sodium
1/4 c
sweet hot mustard
1 1/3 lb
chicken tenders
salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
1/2 c
sesame seeds
1/4 c
vegetable oil
inch fresh gingerroot, grated or minced
2 Tbsp
rice vinegar
1/4 c
apricot all-fruit spread
1/4 c
vegetable oil
1 bag(s)
mixed baby greens
english or seedless cucumber, halved lengthwise, thinly sliced on an angle
1/2 c
shredded carrots
scallions, thinly sliced on an angle
1/4 lb
snow peas, trimmed, sliced on an angle
fried noodles of any kind, optional

How to Make Sesame Chicken Salad


  • 1Combine the syrup, tamari and sweet hot mustard in a big bowl.
  • 2Season the chicken tenders with salt and pepper to taste. Add the chicken tenders to the bowl and coat. Set aside.
  • 3Preheat a large skillet over med-high heat (non-stick is best). Coat the pan with a thin layer of oil.
  • 4Spread the sesame seeds on a sheet of wax paper or a plate.
  • 5Coat chicken in sesame seeds (both sides) and cook chicken in small batches, 3 minutes per side and remove to a plate.
  • 6Whisk the ginger, vinegar and apricot all-fruit spread together in a bowl, then stream in the oil while continuing to whisk the dressing.
  • 7Combine all of the salad ingredients into a big bowl. Toss with dressing (to taste) and serve, topped with the sesame chicken tenders.
  • 8Feel free to toss in some added crunch with fried noodles.

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About Sesame Chicken Salad

Course/Dish: Chicken Salads
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Asian
Hashtags: #salad, #Sesame Chicken