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Asian Chicken Salad with Sesame Ginger Dressing

  • Author: Krista
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Total Time: 20 mins
  • Yield: 4-6
  • Category: Salads, Chicken
  • Method: Mix
  • Cuisine: American

Description

A healthy chicken salad recipe that can easily take the place of take-out! Packed with vegetables, and topped with a homemade Sesame Ginger Dressing!


Ingredients

  • 10 oz. of spring mix
  • 3/4 cup of snow peas, cubed
  • 3/4 cup red pepper, julienned
  • 15 oz. can of mandarin oranges, drained
  • 1/2 cup of carrots, grated
  • 1/4 cup of green onions, sliced
  • 2 chicken breasts, grilled and sliced
  • seasoned with olive oil, salt & pepper
  • garnish with sesame seeds

Sesame Ginger Dressing:

  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/3 cup rice vinegar
  • 2 tbsp fresh ginger, minced or grated
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 3/4 cup olive oil

Instructions

  1. In a small bowl, mix together soy sauce, rice vinegar, ginger, garlic, honey, pepper sesame oil, and olive oil. Mix until well combined and there is no more oil & vinegar separation.
  2. Preheat grill to medium high heat.
  3. Season chicken breasts with salt & pepper on both sides.
  4. Place on grill and grill each side for 5-6 minutes, or until there is no more pink.
  5. In a large bowl place, fresh spring mix, snow peas, red pepper, carrots, green onions, mandarin oranges, sliced grilled chicken breast, and sesame seeds for garnish.
  6. Serve with Sesame Ginger Dressing.

Notes

{dressing recipe from Little B Cooks}

Keywords: chicken salad, asian chicken salad, DIY Asian take out, healthy chicken salad recipe