Chinese Chicken Salad With Rice Vinegar Dressing

Recreate a favorite salad featured in Chinese restaurants. Use mild rice vinegar for authentic flavor.

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 4

Ingredients

Dressing

3
tablespoons sugar
1
teaspoon ginger
1/8
teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
1/2
cup rice vinegar
4
teaspoons soy sauce

Salad

3
boneless skinless chicken breast halves
3
tablespoons water
1/2
small head Chinese (napa) cabbage, shredded (4 cups)
1
medium carrot, shredded
2
tablespoons sliced green onions
1/4
cup chow mein noodles, if desired
  • 1 In small bowl, combine all dressing ingredients; blend well. Place chicken breast halves in medium nonstick skillet. Drizzle 3 tablespoons dressing over chicken. Let stand at room temperature for 10 minutes.
  • 2 Add 3 tablespoons water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 10 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink. Drain; cool slightly. Shred or chop chicken.
  • 3 In large bowl, combine chicken, cabbage, carrot and onions. Add remaining dressing; toss to coat. Top with chow mein noodles.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 1/2 Cups
    Calories
    180
    (
    Calories from Fat
    25),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    3g
    3%
    (Saturated Fat
    1g,
    1%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    55mg
    55%;
    Sodium
    460mg
    460%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    17g
    17%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    11g
    11%
    ),
    Protein
    22g
    22%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    140%;
    Vitamin C
    60%;
    Calcium
    10%;
    Iron
    10%;
    Exchanges:
    3 Vegetable; 2 Lean Meat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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