Asian Chicken Salad in a Jar


Veggies are layered with shredded chicken, Asian noodles, and a nutty dressing for an easy meal on the go.

Prep Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
25 mins
6 jars


  • 3 carrots, peeled and julienned

  • 2 red bell peppers, julienned

  • 3 cups chow mein noodles

  • 3 cups shredded, cooked chicken breast meat

  • 6 cups shredded romaine lettuce

  • 6 (1-quart) jars with lids

  • ¼ cup creamy peanut butter

  • 3 tablespoons water

  • 2 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil

  • 1 tablespoon white sugar

  • 2 ½ teaspoons rice vinegar

  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander


  1. Layer 1/2 cup carrots, 1/3 cup bell peppers, 1/2 cup chow mein noodles, 1/2 cup chicken, and 1 cup romaine in each jar.

  2. Whisk peanut butter, water, soy sauce, vegetable oil, sugar, rice vinegar, and coriander in a bowl until dressing is smooth. Chill salads and dressing, covered, until ready to serve. Serve jars with dressing on the side.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

360 Calories
20g Fat
21g Carbs
25g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 360
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 20g 26%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 53mg 18%
Sodium 373mg 16%
Total Carbohydrate 21g 8%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 25g
Vitamin C 58mg 288%
Calcium 34mg 3%
Iron 3mg 14%
Potassium 388mg 8%

* 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.