Easy Asian Chicken Salad

Add Asian flavors to your dinner table with this tasty salad that features chicken, noodles, salad greens and peanuts - ready in 20 minutes.

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 20 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 2
 

Ingredients

6
oz. (10 pieces) frozen breaded chicken breast tenders (from 12-oz. pkg.)
4
cups mixed salad greens
1
green onion, sliced
1/4
cup chopped peanuts
3/4
cup chow mein noodles
1/4
cup purchased oriental salad dressing

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Heat chicken tenders as directed on package using microwave.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in medium bowl, combine salad greens, onion, peanuts and 1/2 cup of the chow mein noodles.
  • 3 Cut each chicken tender in half; add to salad. Add salad dressing; toss to coat. Sprinkle with remaining 1/4 cup chow mein noodles.
  • 1 Heat chicken tenders as directed on package using microwave.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in medium bowl, combine salad greens, onion, peanuts and 1/2 cup of the chow mein noodles.
  • 3 Cut each chicken tender in half; add to salad. Add salad dressing; toss to coat. Sprinkle with remaining 1/4 cup chow mein noodles.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Fried cellophane noodles or sesame sticks can be used in place of the noodles.

French dressing can be substituted for oriental salad dressing.

Breaded chicken tenders, chow mein noodles, peanuts - kids recognize the fun ingredients in this salad. It's a good recipe that demonstrates how a combination of foods they like can make a nutritious supper. Introduce a new vegetable with the addition of blanched snow peas, halved. For fun, eat the salad with chopsticks.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 3 Cups
Calories
510
(
Calories from Fat
310),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
34g
34%
(Saturated Fat
5g,
5%
),
Cholesterol
35mg
35%;
Sodium
890mg
890%;
Total Carbohydrate
29g
29%
(Dietary Fiber
5g
5%
  Sugars
4g
4%
),
Protein
21g
21%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%;
Vitamin C
20%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 2 Vegetable; 2 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 6 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.