Chinese Chicken Salad

Chinese Chicken Salad

Chinese Chicken Salad

This piquant main-dish salad will be a hit with your family.


Makes 4 to 6 servings (about 8 cups salad)


3 tablespoons peanut or vegetable oil
3 tablespoons rice vinegar
2 tablespoons soy sauce
1 tablespoon honey
1 teaspoon minced fresh ginger
1 teaspoon dark sesame oil
1 clove garlic, minced
1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes (optional)
4 cups chopped cooked chicken or turkey
4 cups packed shredded napa cabbage or romaine lettuce
1 cup shredded carrots
1/2 cup thinly sliced green onions
1 can (5 ounces) chow mein noodles (optional)
1/4 cup chopped cashews or peanuts (optional)
Carrot curls and green onions for garnish


  1. For dressing, combine peanut oil, vinegar, soy sauce, honey, ginger, sesame oil, garlic and red pepper flakes in small jar with tight-fitting lid; shake well.
  2. Place chicken in large bowl. Pour dressing over chicken; toss to coat.*
  3. Add cabbage, shredded carrots and sliced onions to bowl; toss well to coat. Serve over chow mein noodles, if desired. Sprinkle cashews, if desired, over salad. Garnish with carrot curls and onions.

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