Chicken Salad- Chinese Style

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Technique: Braise Recipe
Difficulty: Hard

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Ingredients

  • 1 kg - chicken meat breasts, boneless, skinless
  • 1 tsp - light soy sauce, or as needed
  • For the dressing:
  • 4 tbsp - rice vinegar
  • 1 tbsp - orange juice
  • 2 tbsp - light soy sauce
  • 1 tsp - sugar
  • 2 tbsp - sesame seed oil
  • Other:
  • 1 head lettuce
  • 1-2 red peppers as desired
  • 2 mandarin oranges, drained
  • 250 gms - sliced water chestnuts (or fresh water chestnuts, peeled and sliced)
  • 3/4 cup - chow mein noodles

How to Make Chicken Salad- Chinese Style

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Rinse the chicken breasts and pat dry.
  • Lightly rub the soy sauce over the breasts (use more if needed).
  • Place the breasts on a roasting pan and cook for 45 minutes, turning over halfway through cooking.
  • Remove the chicken and cool.
  • While the chicken is cooking, prepare the dressing and vegetables.
  • In a small bowl, combine the rice vinegar, orange juice, light soy sauce, sugar and sesame seed oil.
  • Refrigerate until needed.
  • Wash the lettuce, remove the core and shred the leaves.
  • Remove the seeds from the red pepper and cut into thin strips.
  • Remove the cooked chicken and cool.
  • Shred the chicken meat with your hands.
  • Pour the dressing into the bottom of a large salad bowl.
  • Add the lettuce and chicken, tossing with the dressing. Add the red peppers, water chestnuts and mandarin orange slices.
  • Garnish with the chowmein noodles.
  • Sprinkle the sliced almonds or toasted sesame seeds on top if using.

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