Asian Chicken Salad with Peanuts

Want a main course salad without fussy steps? Stir-fry sauce doubles as dressing in this Asian-inspired cabbage, spinach, and chicken combo.

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 20 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 4
 

Ingredients

1
lb uncooked chicken breast strips for stir-frying
3/4
cup Oriental dressing and marinade
2
teaspoons vegetable oil
3
cups thinly sliced Chinese (napa) cabbage
3
cups fresh baby spinach leaves
1/4
cup sliced green onions (4 medium)
2
tablespoons coarsely chopped dry-roasted peanuts

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 In medium bowl, mix chicken and 1/4 cup of the dressing; toss to coat. Let stand at room temperature 10 minutes to marinate.
  • 2 In 8-inch nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat until hot. Remove chicken from marinade with slotted spoon and add to skillet; discard remaining marinade. Cook and stir chicken 4 to 6 minutes or until browned and no longer pink in center. Remove from heat. Add remaining 1/2 cup dressing; stir to mix.
  • 3 Divide cabbage and spinach among 4 serving plates. Top with chicken mixture. Sprinkle with onions and peanuts. If desired, serve with additional dressing.
  • 1 In medium bowl, mix chicken and 1/4 cup of the dressing; toss to coat. Let stand at room temperature 10 minutes to marinate.
  • 2 In 8-inch nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat until hot. Remove chicken from marinade with slotted spoon and add to skillet; discard remaining marinade. Cook and stir chicken 4 to 6 minutes or until browned and no longer pink in center. Remove from heat. Add remaining 1/2 cup dressing; stir to mix.
  • 3 Divide cabbage and spinach among 4 serving plates. Top with chicken mixture. Sprinkle with onions and peanuts. If desired, serve with additional dressing.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Chinese cabbage is also called napa cabbage. The oblong head has long pale green leaves with white ribs and crinkled edges. Unlike round cabbage, Chinese cabbage has a crisp texture and a mild flavor.

Shredded iceberg lettuce can be used in place of the Chinese cabbage.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
200
(
Calories from Fat
80),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
8%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
70mg
70%;
Sodium
600mg
600%;
Total Carbohydrate
3g
3%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
0g
0%
),
Protein
28g
28%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
90%;
Vitamin C
25%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 3 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.