Amazing Asian Chicken Salad

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This is a little like a slaw. I came up with this really wanting Asian Chicken Salad and I got something even better. This recipe is really something. Top with crispy noodles and enjoy!

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Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
45 mins
Additional Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 35 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 servings

Ingredients

  • ¼ cup rice vinegar

  • ¼ cup sesame oil

  • 3 green onions, chopped

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 2 tablespoons white sugar

  • 2 tablespoons ground ginger

  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil

  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander

  • 2 teaspoons prepared yellow mustard

  • 4 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves

  • ¼ medium head shredded green cabbage

  • ¼ medium head shredded red cabbage

  • 2 large carrots, shredded

  • 3 green onions, chopped

  • ½ bunch cilantro, coarsely chopped leaves

  • ½ cup slivered almonds

Directions

  1. Whisk together the rice vinegar, sesame oil, 3 green onions, garlic, sugar, ginger, soy sauce, vegetable oil, coriander, and mustard in a mixing bowl until the sugar has dissolved. Pour half of the dressing into another container, and refrigerate for later. Place the chicken breasts into the remaining dressing, and coat on all sides. Cover, and refrigerate 30 minutes to 1 hour.

  2. Preheat an oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Remove the chicken breasts from the marinade, and shake off excess. Discard the remaining marinade. Place the chicken into a baking dish.

  3. Bake the chicken breasts in the preheated oven until no longer pink in the center and the juices run clear, about 45 minutes. An instant-read thermometer inserted into the center should read at least 165 degrees F (74 degrees C). Remove from the oven, and allow to cool. Shred the chicken using 2 forks and set aside.

  4. To assemble the salad, combine the green cabbage, red cabbage, carrots, 3 green onions, cilantro, almonds, and cooled chicken in a large mixing bowl. Pour the reserved dressing overtop and toss to coat.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

306 Calories
17g Fat
17g Carbs
22g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 306
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 17g 22%
Saturated Fat 2g 12%
Cholesterol 46mg 15%
Sodium 391mg 17%
Total Carbohydrate 17g 6%
Dietary Fiber 4g 15%
Total Sugars 9g
Protein 22g
Vitamin C 41mg 204%
Calcium 91mg 7%
Iron 2mg 12%
Potassium 589mg 13%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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