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Asian Barbecue Chicken Slaw

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.

Makes

4 servings

When it’s springtime in the South, cabbage is plentiful and we use it. One of our favorite recipes is this combo of Asian slaw and barbecued chicken. Plus, it's easy to halve or double the servings as needed. —Paula Todora, Maple Valley, Washington
Asian Barbecue Chicken Slaw Recipe photo by Taste of Home
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Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 4 tablespoons canola oil, divided
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 1/2 cup barbecue sauce
  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into strips
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup honey mustard salad dressing
  • 1 package (14 ounces) coleslaw mix
  • 3 green onions, chopped
  • 4 tablespoons sliced almonds, toasted, divided
  • 3 teaspoons sesame seeds, toasted, divided

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, whisk soy sauce, honey, 3 tablespoons oil and vinegar until blended. Pour half of the honey mixture into a small bowl; stir in barbecue sauce. Sprinkle chicken with pepper. In a large nonstick skillet heat remaining oil over medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook and stir until no longer pink, 4-6 minutes. Add barbecue sauce mixture; heat through.
  2. Meanwhile, whisk salad dressing into remaining honey mixture until blended. Add coleslaw mix, green onions, 3 tablespoons almonds and 2 teaspoons sesame seeds; toss to coat. Serve with chicken. Sprinkle servings with remaining almonds and sesame seeds.
Editor's Note
To toast nuts, bake in a shallow pan in a 350° oven for 5-10 minutes or cook in a skillet over low heat until lightly browned, stirring occasionally.

Nutrition Facts

1/2 cup chicken mixture with 1-1/4 cups slaw: 531 calories, 27g fat (3g saturated fat), 67mg cholesterol, 1202mg sodium, 47g carbohydrate (37g sugars, 4g fiber), 27g protein.

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