Chicken Salad with Asian Vinaigrette

Chicken Salad with Asian Vinaigrette
Staff Writer
Holly Clegg

Leftover chicken turns into a powerful chicken salad with a touch of Asian flavor.

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4
Servings
296
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

For the Asian vinaigrette

  • 2  Tablespoons  seasoned rice vinegar
  • 1  Tablespoon  honey
  • 1  Tablespoon  low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1  Tablespoon  grated fresh ginger or 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1  Teaspoon  sesame oil
  • 1  Tablespoon  olive oil
  • Dash of  crushed red pepper flakes

For the chicken salad

  • 2  Cups  cooked, skinless chicken breasts, cut into chunks
  • 1/3  Cup  chopped green onion
  • 2  Tablespoons  chopped parsley
  • 1/4  Cup  chopped red bell pepper
  • 2  Tablespoons  sliced almonds, toasted

Directions

For the Asian vinaigrette

In small bowl, whisk together all of the ingredients. 

For the chicken salad

In bowl combine the chicken, green onion, parsley, and bell pepper. Toss with the Asian vinaigrette and almonds before serving.  

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
10g
14%
Sugar
4g
4%
Saturated Fat
5g
21%
Cholesterol
114mg
38%
Carbohydrate, by difference
16g
12%
Protein
35g
76%
Vitamin A, RAE
11µg
2%
Vitamin B-6
1mg
77%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
3mg
4%
Calcium, Ca
55mg
6%
Choline, total
111mg
26%
Fiber, total dietary
1g
4%
Folate, total
21µg
5%
Iron, Fe
2mg
11%
Magnesium, Mg
62mg
19%
Manganese, Mn
2mg
100%
Niacin
14mg
100%
Pantothenic acid
2mg
40%
Phosphorus, P
343mg
49%
Riboflavin
1mg
91%
Selenium, Se
49µg
89%
Sodium, Na
531mg
35%
Water
92g
3%
Zinc, Zn
2mg
25%

Chicken Salad Shopping Tip

Buy whole chickens and ask the butcher to quarter them for you. You will save an average of $5 per pound, or more.

Chicken Salad Cooking Tip

Legs take longer than breasts to cook. For more consistent results, mark the chicken on the grill and then finish cooking them in an oven.

Chicken Salad Wine Pairing

Pinot noir, gamay, merlot, zinfnadel, carménère, pinotage, or grenache with grilled, roasted, or other simply cooked chicken.

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