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Fast & Fabulous Thai Chicken Salad Recipe

Fast & Fabulous Thai Chicken Salad Recipe

“This healthful recipe looks time-consuming, but it’s as simple as can be. Aside from mixing, the only prep work is chopping a red pepper. It’s a real crowd-pleaser.” —Elinor Ives, Fiskdale, Massachusetts
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (14 ounces) coleslaw mix
  • 1/3 cup sesame ginger salad dressing
  • 2 cups cubed cooked chicken
  • 1/2 cup Thai peanut sauce
  • 1 medium sweet red pepper, julienned
  • 1/2 cup chow mein noodles
  • 2 green onions, chopped

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine coleslaw mix and salad dressing. Transfer to a serving platter. Combine chicken and peanut sauce; place over coleslaw mixture. Top with red pepper, noodles and onions. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1-2/3 cups equals 230 calories, 12 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 42 mg cholesterol, 588 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 17 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 lean meat, 1 vegetable, 1 fat, 1/2 starch.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

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