Asian Chicken Salad Recipe
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Asian Chicken Salad Recipe

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"This satisfying salad is crunchy, nutty and sweet all at the same time," relates Barb Mickelson of Glenwood, Iowa. "To speed up preparation, I use chow mein noodles instead of fried wonton wrappers called for in the original recipe," Barb notes.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + cooling
MAKES:8-10 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + cooling
MAKES: 8-10 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 3 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 medium head iceberg lettuce, torn
  • 2 cups cubed cooked chicken
  • 1 cup salted cashews
  • 1 can (8 ounces) sliced water chestnuts, drained
  • 1 package (6 ounces) frozen snow peas, thawed
  • 1 can (3 ounces) chow mein noodles
  • 2 green onions, chopped

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 320 calories, 18 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 25 mg cholesterol, 335 mg sodium, 27 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 13 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a small saucepan, combine the first seven ingredients. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Cool. In a large salad bowl, combine the remaining ingredients; add dressing and toss to coat. Yield: 8-10 servings.
Originally published as Asian Chicken Salad in Quick Cooking January/February 2001, p44

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 320 calories, 18 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 25 mg cholesterol, 335 mg sodium, 27 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 13 g protein.

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

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Reviewed Apr. 6, 2010

"Absolutely marvelous! My husband I couldn't get enough of it. The dressing is fantastic!"

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