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Asian Spinach Salad

Rated as 4.26 out of 5 Stars

"No ordinary spinach salad, this one contains shredded teriyaki-seasoned chicken breast, browned ramen noodles, almonds, and sesame seeds tossed in a sesame ginger dressing with scallions and Mandarin orange slices."
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Ingredients

35 m servings 279
Original recipe yields 6 servings

Directions

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  1. Clean and trim chicken. Place in bowl with 1 cup marinade. Cover and refrigerate for an hour or longer.
  2. Remove from bowl, discard marinade and grill or saute over medium heat, approximately 7 minutes each side. Set aside, let cool, then shred into small pieces with two forks.
  3. In medium saute pan over medium heat add sesame oil. Crumble ramen noodles and add to pan along with almond slices and sesame seeds. Lightly brown and remove from heat.
  4. Wash and dry baby spinach and place in a large bowl. Thinly slice scallions and add to spinach. Add Mandarin oranges and shredded chicken.
  5. Drizzle salad with Sesame Ginger Dressing to taste, toss, and serve.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 279 calories; 11.3 15.6 29.4 65 483 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

Yummers!!!! The whole family loved it! The only thing I would do different is probably cook the chicken in the marinade in a saucepan. (It burned easily in the skillet). This will be a regula...

Most helpful critical review

This salad was just OK. I felt like it really needed something else for more flavor & more ingredients. I was in a hurry, so I didn't have time to experiment, maybe next time if I make it again....

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Yummers!!!! The whole family loved it! The only thing I would do different is probably cook the chicken in the marinade in a saucepan. (It burned easily in the skillet). This will be a regula...

My husband and I thought this was really great as is. All the flovors reallt went great together. I marinaded the chicken for 3 hours and used clementines instead of mandarin oranges. I would ea...

This salad was just OK. I felt like it really needed something else for more flavor & more ingredients. I was in a hurry, so I didn't have time to experiment, maybe next time if I make it again....

Made this for my son's birthday party. It was a hit. Everyone loved it!

Delicious!!!! The combination of ginger and mandarin and teriyaki is awesome!!! will be making this again!! and you must use all the right ingredients to experience the flavor, no substitutions ...

This was very easy to make and lots of wonderful flavors. One tiny bit of advice.....you only need a small amount of the Sesame Ginger dressing. It poured out too quickly and it was a bit over-p...

OMG! I'm not really in to spinach but this salad was AWESOME. Had a hard time finding the sesame ginger dressing so I used simple Asian ginger dressing. Great dish!

Ah, this is okay. I used two whole breasts. No almonds or sesame seeds or oil, I used soy sauce and regular spinach and 1 whole onion. I also didn't use Mandarin oranges and I also used the soy ...