Oriental Chicken Manicotti Salad

This is an Italian interpretation of a classic Chinese chicken salad. Purchased coleslaw mix makes this salad quick to prepare.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 12
  • servings 4

Ingredients

8
uncooked manicotti shells
5
cups coleslaw mix
1 1/2
cups finely chopped cooked chicken breast
1
cup fresh bean sprouts, finely chopped
1/2
cup peanuts, chopped
1/4
cup canned water chestnuts, chopped

Tangy Peanut Dressing

1/3
cup vegetable oil
2
tablespoons rice wine or white vinegar
2
tablespoons creamy peanut butter
1
tablespoon soy sauce
1/8
teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
1
clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 Prepare Tangy Peanut Dressing. Cook and drain manicotti as directed on package. Rinse with cold water; drain. Finely chop 1 cup of the coleslaw mix. Mix finely chopped coleslaw, the chicken, bean sprouts, peanuts and water chestnuts.
  • 2 Fill manicotti with chicken mixture. Divide remaining coleslaw mix among serving plates. Top with manicotti. Drizzle with dressing.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    540
    (
    Calories from Fat
    295),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    33g
    33%
    (Saturated Fat
    5g,
    5%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    40mg
    40%;
    Sodium
    350mg
    350%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    38g
    38%
    (Dietary Fiber
    5g
    5%
    ),
    Protein
    28g
    28%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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