Chinese Chicken Salad With Soy Ginger Dressing Recipe

This Chinese chicken salad is a refreshing and flavorful dish that combines tender chicken, crisp vegetables, and a tangy soy ginger dressing. The salad is packed with crunchy lettuce, shredded carrots, bell peppers, and green onions, while the dressing adds a zesty kick with its combination of soy sauce, ginger, garlic, and sesame oil. It's a perfect balance of textures and flavors, making it a great option for a light and healthy meal.

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30minstotal
10minsPrep
20minsCook
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Chinese Chicken Salad With Soy Ginger Dressing
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Ingredients for Chinese Chicken Salad With Soy Ginger Dressing Recipe

  • as needed For The Salad
  • 1/2 Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breasts
  • 1 cup Shredded Lettuce
  • 1/4 cup Shredded Carrots
  • 1/4 Bell Pepper, Thinly Sliced
  • 1/2 Green Onions, Thinly Sliced
  • as per your need Optional: Toasted Sesame Seeds Or Chopped Peanuts For Garnish
  • as needed For The Dressing
  • 3/4 tablespoon Soy Sauce
  • 1/4 tablespoon Grated Ginger
  • 1/2 cloves Cloves Garlic, Minced
  • 1/4 tablespoon Sesame Oil
  • 1/2 tablespoon Rice Vinegar
  • 1/4 tablespoon Honey

Directions: Chinese Chicken Salad With Soy Ginger Dressing Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Start by marinating the chicken in a mixture of soy sauce, ginger, garlic, and sesame oil for at least 30 minutes.
  • STEP 2.Grill or pan-fry the chicken until cooked through, then let it cool before slicing it into thin strips.
  • STEP 3.In a large bowl, combine the lettuce, shredded carrots, bell peppers, and green onions.
  • STEP 4.Add the sliced chicken to the bowl and toss everything together.
  • STEP 5.In a separate small bowl, whisk together the soy sauce, ginger, garlic, sesame oil, rice vinegar, and honey to make the dressing.
  • STEP 6.Drizzle the dressing over the salad and toss to coat everything evenly.
  • STEP 7.Serve the Chinese chicken salad immediately and enjoy!

Cooking Tips

  • For extra flavor, you can add some toasted sesame seeds or chopped peanuts to the salad.
  • If you prefer a vegetarian version, you can substitute the chicken with tofu or tempeh.
  • To make the salad ahead of time, keep the dressing separate and toss it with the salad just before serving to prevent the vegetables from becoming soggy.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • To serve, give the salad a quick toss to redistribute the dressing and enjoy it chilled or at room temperature.
Nutrition
value
840
calories per serving
43 g Fat52 g Protein59 g Carbs10 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    43g
  • Protein
    52g
  • Carbs
    59g
  • Fiber
    10g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    59g
  • Protein
    52g
  • Fiber
    10g

Fats

  • Fat
    43g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    415mg
  • Iron
    11mg
  • Vitamin A
    2821mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    14mg
  • Vitamin B6
    1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    142mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    < 1mcg
  • Vitamin C
    63mg
  • Vitamin E
    3mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    191mg
  • Manganese
    3mg
  • Phosphorus
    662mg
  • Selenium
    58mcg
  • Zinc
    5mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp