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Chinese Chicken Salad with Peanut Sesame Dressing

 Chinese Chicken Salad with Peanut Sesame Dressing
This recipe is one I bring often to potlucks and get-togethers. I always return home with an empty dish.—Iko Amino, Chicago, Illinois
6-8 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • DRESSING:
  • 1/4 cup peanut oil
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon monosodium glutamate, optional
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • SALAD:
  • 1-1/2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts, cooked
  • 4 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 small head iceberg lettuce, chopped
  • 8 ounces wonton skins, sliced into strips and deep-fried or 2 cups chow mein noodles

Directions

  • Combine dressing ingredients and set aside. Slice chicken into long
  • thin strips. Just before serving, toss together chicken, onions,
  • lettuce and dressing. Top with fried wontons or chow mein noodles
  • and gently toss again. Recipe may be doubled. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Wine: Light-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a

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Wine (continued)
light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.