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Asian Chicken Mason Jar Salad

  • Author: Krista @ JoyfulHealthyEats.com
  • Prep Time: 25 mins
  • Total Time: 25 mins
  • Yield: 4 salads
  • Category: salad, poultry, 30 minute meal, easy healthy recipes

Description

Mason Jar Salad recipes are a delicious, easy, and perfect lunch for the week! This ASIAN CHICKEN MASON JAR SALAD is loaded with veggies, napa cabbage, rotisserie chicken and topped with a Sesame Dressing – done in 30 minutes!


Ingredients

  • 1 1/3 cup snap peas, halved
  • 1 cup grated carrots
  • 1 red pepper, julienned
  • 1 1/3 cups cucumber, thinly sliced
  • 2 cups of thinly sliced napa cabbage
  • 2 cups baby spinach, sliced
  • 2 cups shredded rotisserie chicken
  • 1 cup whole unsalted cashews
  • 2 tablespoons sliced green onions

Sesame Dressing:

  • 3 tablespoons low sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons toasted sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 teaspoon sriracha sauce
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 tablespoons diced fresh cilantro
  • 1 tablespoons honey
  • 1 teaspoon sesame seeds
  • 4 large mason jars (64 oz.)

Instructions

  1. In a medium bowl add soy sauce, rice vinegar, toasted sesame oil, canola oil, sriracha sauce, minced ginger, minced garlic, cilantro, honey, and sesame seeds. Using a whisk mix together until oil and vinegar are combined.
  2. In a large bowl add napa cabbage and spinach together. Toss to combine.
  3. Assemble Mason Jar Salads in this order: 3 tablespoons of dressing, 1/3 cup of snap peas, 1/4 cup grated carrots, 1/3 cup cucumbers, 1 cup of cabbage/spinach mixture, 1/2 cup rotisserie chicken, 1/4 cup cashews, and a sprinkle of green onions. Serve or cover and serve later.
  4. NOTE: salads will last up to 3-4 days in the refrigerator.

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 large mason jar
  • Calories: 524
  • Sugar: 15 g
  • Sodium: 1361 mg
  • Fat: 33 g
  • Saturated Fat: 5 g
  • Carbohydrates: 39 g
  • Fiber: 5 g
  • Protein: 28 g
  • Cholesterol: 25 mg