Chinese Chicken Salad

You’re indoors, staying safe at home; why not whip up a Chinese Chicken Salad with Sesame Dressing.

This big bowl of flavor is fast, fresh and figure-friendly!! Bonus!! This has become my go-to alternative to have for lunch while WFH.

Colorful mix of tastes and textures, from shredded veggie slaw and tender chicken to crunchy almonds, Chinese noodles and yes, of course – Mandarin oranges. All that goodness is tossed in a homemade sesame dressing that is sweet and tangy.

This Chinese Chicken Salad is ideal for meal prep and lunches on-the-go for when we go back to normal life. But for now, enjoy in your comfy matching loungewear. It makes a lot; so enjoy it again and again.

Ingredients:

FOR THE SALAD:
  • 4 cups shredded cooked chicken
  • 3 cups packaged broccoli slaw
  • 2 scallions, thinly sliced
  • 1/3 cup sliced almonds
  • 1 cup crispy Chinese noodles
  • 1 cup Mandarin oranges
FOR THE SALAD:
  • 4 cups shredded cooked chicken
  • 3 cups packaged broccoli slaw
  • 2 scallions, thinly sliced (white and green parts)
  • 1/3 cup sliced almonds
  • 1 cup crispy Chinese noodles
  • 1 cup Mandarin oranges
For the Dressing:
  • 1/4 cup rice vinegar
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 Tablespoons sugar
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 Tbsp white sesame seeds

Directions:

In a large bowl, combine all of the salad ingredients, tossing until well mixed.

In a small bowl, whisk together the dressing ingredients and then pour over the salad, tossing to coat.

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