Crunchy Asian Chicken Salad

Crunchy, nutty and tangy describes this nutritional chicken salad.  I had this for dinner and it will definitely curb an appetite and fill you up.

Crunchy, nutty and tangy describes this nutritional chicken salad. I had this for dinner and it will definitely curb an appetite and fill you up.

Crunchy Asian Chicken Salad

8 Servings

Crunchy Asian Chicken Salad

Crunchy, nutty and tangy describes this nutritional chicken salad. I had this for dinner and it will definitely curb an appetite and fill you up.

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon corn starch
  • 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
  • 2 cups cooked chicken, cubed
  • 1/2 cup cashew pieces
  • 1 can (8 ounces) diced water chestnuts, drained
  • 1 package (6 ounces) snow peas, cut into 1/2" pieces
  • 3 ounces crispy rice noodles
  • 2 green onions, sliced

Directions:

  1. In a small saucepan, combine sugar, corn starch, water, oil, ketchup, vinegar and soy sauce.
  2. Bring to a boil.
  3. Cook, stirring constantly for 2 minutes or until thickened, cool.
  4. In a large salad bowl, tear the lettuce into bite size pieces.
  5. Toss in the chicken, cashews, water chestnuts and snow peas.
  6. Add dressing and toss to coat.
  7. Garnish with crispy rice noodles and sliced green onions.

Notes

Recipe slightly adapted from Taste of Home

http://www.thehungryhoarder.com/2013/05/30/crunchy-asian-chicken-salad/

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 218g
Servings Per Container 8

Amount Per Serving
Calories 345 Calories from Fat 128.7
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 14.3g 22%
Saturated Fat 2.1g 11%
Trans Fat 0.5g
Cholesterol 27mg 9%
Sodium 280mg 12%
Total Carbohydrate 39.2g 13%
Dietary Fiber 2.1g 8%
Sugars 16.9g
Protein 15.0g 30%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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