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Chinese Chicken Salad

CHINESE CHICKEN SALAD

prep: 25 MINUTES

total: 25 MINUTES

Made with leftover rotisserie chicken, romaine, napa, crispy wonton strips and the best sesame ginger dressing ever!

4.8 stars (12 ratings)

INGREDIENTS

  • 1¬†head¬†romaine,¬†shredded
  • 4¬†cups¬†shredded napa cabbage
  • 3¬†cups¬†leftover shredded¬†rotisserie chicken
  • 1 (15-ounce)¬†can¬†mandarin oranges,¬†drained
  • ¬Ĺ¬†cup¬†chopped fresh cilantro leaves
  • ¬Ĺ¬†cup¬†roasted salted cashews
  • 3¬†green onions,¬†thinly sliced
  • 2¬†cups¬†crispy wonton strips,¬†homemade¬†or store-bought
  • 2¬†teaspoons¬†toasted sesame seeds

FOR THE SESAME GINGER DRESSING

  • ¬ľ¬†cup¬†rice vinegar
  • 3¬†tablespoons¬†orange marmalade
  • 2 ¬Ĺ¬†tablespoons¬†canola oil
  • 2 ¬Ĺ¬†tablespoons¬†toasted sesame oil
  • 1¬†tablespoon¬†reduced sodium soy sauce
  • 2¬†teaspoons¬†freshly grated ginger
  • 2¬†teaspoons¬†toasted sesame seeds
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper,¬†to taste

INSTRUCTIONS

  • To assemble the salad, place romaine lettuce in a large bowl; top with cabbage, chicken, mandarin oranges, cilantro, cashews and green onions. Pour the sesame ginger dressing on top of the salad and gently toss to combine.
  • Serve immediately, topped with wonton strips and sesame seeds.

FOR THE SESAME GINGER DRESSING

  • In a small bowl, whisk together rice vinegar, orange marmalade, canola oil, sesame oil, soy sauce, ginger and sesame seeds; season with salt and pepper, to taste.

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