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Bake-Off® Contest 44, 2010
Summerfield, North Carolina

Sesame-Crouton Asian Chicken Salad

Turn refrigerated breadsticks into crunchy sesame croutons to toss with an easy and flavorful main-dish chicken salad.

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  • prep time 45 min
  • total time 45 min
  • ingredients 16
  • servings 8
 

Ingredients

1/2
cup sesame seed
1/4
cup butter, softened
1/2
cup soy sauce, room temperature
2
teaspoons freshly grated gingerroot
1
can (11 oz) Pillsbury® refrigerated original breadsticks (12 breadsticks)
2 1/2
cups cubed cooked chicken
2 1/2
cups broccoli slaw or shredded broccoli
1
cup chopped cucumber
3/4
cup julienne carrots (from 10-oz bag)
1/2
cup chopped fresh cilantro
1/4
cup finely chopped red onion
1/4
cup cashews, halves and pieces, coarsely chopped
1/2
cup Crisco® Pure Olive Oil
1/3
cup cider vinegar
1/2
to 1 teaspoon sesame oil
3
tablespoons sugar

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Steps

  • 1 In 10-inch skillet, cook sesame seed over medium-high heat 3 to 5 minutes, stirring constantly, until lightly toasted. Remove from skillet to plate to cool.
  • 2 Heat oven to 375°F. In small bowl, beat butter, 1 tablespoon of the soy sauce, 1 teaspoon of the gingerroot and 2 tablespoons of the sesame seed with electric mixer on low speed until blended. Carefully unroll dough into 2 rectangles. On each of 2 ungreased cookie sheets with sides, place 1 rectangle; press into 8x6-inch rectangle. Spread with butter mixture. Using pizza cutter, cut each rectangle lengthwise into 6 breadsticks, then cut each breadstick crosswise into 8 pieces.
  • 3 Bake 8 to 12 minutes, rotating cookie sheets halfway through baking, until crisp. Remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack; cool.
  • 4 Meanwhile, in large bowl, toss chicken, broccoli slaw, cucumber, carrots, cilantro, onion and cashews. In container with tight-fitting lid, shake olive oil, vinegar, sesame oil, sugar and remaining soy sauce, gingerroot and sesame seed until well blended. Just before serving, pour dressing over chicken mixture; toss to coat. Add croutons; stir lightly.
  • 1 In 10-inch skillet, cook sesame seed over medium-high heat 3 to 5 minutes, stirring constantly, until lightly toasted. Remove from skillet to plate to cool.
  • 2 Heat oven to 375°F. In small bowl, beat butter, 1 tablespoon of the soy sauce, 1 teaspoon of the gingerroot and 2 tablespoons of the sesame seed with electric mixer on low speed until blended. Carefully unroll dough into 2 rectangles. On each of 2 ungreased cookie sheets with sides, place 1 rectangle; press into 8x6-inch rectangle. Spread with butter mixture. Using pizza cutter, cut each rectangle lengthwise into 6 breadsticks, then cut each breadstick crosswise into 8 pieces.
  • 3 Bake 8 to 12 minutes, rotating cookie sheets halfway through baking, until crisp. Remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack; cool.
  • 4 Meanwhile, in large bowl, toss chicken, broccoli slaw, cucumber, carrots, cilantro, onion and cashews. In container with tight-fitting lid, shake olive oil, vinegar, sesame oil, sugar and remaining soy sauce, gingerroot and sesame seed until well blended. Just before serving, pour dressing over chicken mixture; toss to coat. Add croutons; stir lightly.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
500
(
Calories from Fat
290),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
32g
32%
(Saturated Fat
9g,
9%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
55mg
55%;
Sodium
1270mg
1270%;
Total Carbohydrate
31g
31%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
9g
9%
),
Protein
20g
20%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
45%;
Vitamin C
45%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 2 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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