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Sesame Chicken Salad Recipe

Sesame Chicken Salad Recipe

The home economists in our Test Kitchen tossed together this fresh, flavorful Asian salad that’s brimming with color and crunch. It’s ready in no time and perfectly portioned for two.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup fat-free mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1-1/3 cups cubed cooked chicken breast
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh snow peas
  • 1 small sweet red pepper, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds, toasted
  • 4 lettuce leaves
  • 1 tablespoon chopped cashews

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, combine the mayonnaise, soy sauce and ginger. Stir in the chicken, peas, pepper and sesame seeds. Serve over lettuce leaves; sprinkle with cashews. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup salad with 1-1/2 teaspoons cashews equals 254 calories, 8 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 76 mg cholesterol, 736 mg sodium, 14 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 31 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 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.