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Twig Salad

Rated as 4.5 out of 5 Stars

"I got this recipe from a very dear friend who got it from a co-worker. We tried it and people just go crazy. It's especially great for parties and family get-togethers."
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25 m servings 574
Original recipe yields 6 servings


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  1. In small bowl, whisk together the oil, sugar, vinegar, salt, seasoning blend, and pepper. Set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the lettuce, chicken, chow mein noodles, almonds, sesame seeds, green onions, and poppy seeds. Toss to blend. Pour salad dressing over the salad just before serving.


  • Note
  • Toast sesame seeds in a dry skillet over medium heat until fragrant, about 3 minutes. Stir constantly.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 574 calories; 37.8 31 29.3 57 432 Full nutrition

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This is a fine base but, since it is "Asian", it needed some additions. I cut the recipe in 1/2 for 2. Added 1 T soy sauce (eliminated the salt in the recipe) and about 1 tsp + sesame oil. It...

I loved this. I added other veggies and fruits, but the basic dressing is 5 stars. My only suggestion would be to try and match your "salt-free herb and spice blend" to the other ingredients in ...

Super tasty! I mixed the poppy seeds into the dressing.

I cook for three-all with distinct likes and dislikes so finding something that all can enjoy is always a challenge. This salad passed the taste test with all of us. Great dinner salad for th...

This salad was good--not spectacular, but good. I thought the dressing needed something to make it pop. I have some dressing left and will try to see if adding some Dijon mustard to it will he...