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Oriental Chicken Salad

Rated as 4.43 out of 5 Stars

"'This satisfying salad is crunchy, nutty and sweet all at the same time,' relates Barb Mickelson of Glenwood, Iowa. 'To speed up preparation, I use chow mein noodles instead of fried wonton wrappers called for in the original recipe,' Barb notes."
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Ingredients

20 m servings
Original recipe yields 8 servings

Directions

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  1. In a small saucepan, combine the first seven ingredients. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Cool. In a large salad bowl, combine the remaining ingredients; add dressing and toss to coat. Serve immediately.

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Most helpful positive review

Quick, easy and simply delicious!....My family was a bit hesitant to see a home made dressing for the salad and once the first bite was taken they all simply loved it and is a family favourite.M...

Most helpful critical review

The sauce is certainly terrific. However, I would probably use the double amount of it and put more chicken in, too.

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Quick, easy and simply delicious!....My family was a bit hesitant to see a home made dressing for the salad and once the first bite was taken they all simply loved it and is a family favourite.M...

the dressing is sweet and tangy- Loved it!! Not a fan of frozen peas or water chestnuts, so I omitted them and added sliced almonds instead. I also used a bag of romaine salad mix to speed thin...

Quick and Tasty! I left out water chestnut as a personal preference and my boyfriend added another handful of cashews to his serving. Easy to manipulate! AS I found out the next day, this salad ...

I have made this recipe 3 times. I made no modifications. Perfect as is. Just the best on a hot summer night! Thanks for sharing

This is such an awesome, unique sauce!! I've made this salad many different ways using whats in my cupboards/fridge. I've used slaw instead of lettuce (great!), used spinach greens in lieu of ...

Great recipe, but we made the mistake of following one reviewer's suggestion of doubling the sauce. The end result was an otherwise tasty salad with entirely too much dressing. Stick with the or...

This is really good!!! My husband would eat this every week. I add the dressing as we eat it, I don't pour it over the whole thing. It won't get soggy this way.

The dressing alone is 5 stars! Will use it with other recipes as well. I did make some changes in the salad part. I used a bag of cole slaw cabbage mix instead of the lettuce. The slaw mix h...

Very good! Made just a couple of changes: left out the peas, used toasted almonds instead of cashews and used romaine lettuce instead of iceberg. Also, as I was cooking the chicken, I added so...