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If you like, you can also add a little gardlic or sweet chili sauce to the dressing to give it added zip!

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Servings: 4


Cost per serving $2.29 view details
  • Asian Chicken Salad
  • Recipe courtesy Giada De Laurentiis
  • .Prep Time:18 minInactive Prep Time:--Cook Time:10 minLevel:
  • EasyServes:
  • 4 to 6 servings.Ingredients
  • Salad:
  • 2 large carrots, grated
  • 3 cups shredded napa cabbage (one head)
  • 3 cups shredded romaine lettuce (1-2 heads)
  • 1 small red bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons fresh Thai basil leaves or fresh mint leaves, chopped
  • 2 cups cooked chicken breast (great for leftovers!)
  • 1/2-1 cup slivered almonds, toasted
  • 1 tablespoon toasted white or black sesame seeds
  • Dressing:
  • 1/2 cup peanut or vegetable oil
  • 4 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
  • 4 tablespoons rice vinegar*
  • 1 teaspoon granulated sugar
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper


  1. For the salad: Add all ingredients to large salad bowl, or layer in a glass bowl to mix upon serving.
  2. For the dressing: In a small bowl, whisk together the oil, soy sauce, vinegar, ginger and sugar until smooth. Season with salt and pepper, to taste, if using.
  3. Pour desired amount of the dressing over the salad right before serving. Reserved dressing may be saved for another use!
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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 315g
Recipe makes 4 servings
Calories 368  
Calories from Fat 202 55%
Total Fat 22.71g 28%
Saturated Fat 4.44g 18%
Trans Fat 0.12g  
Cholesterol 61mg 20%
Sodium 1055mg 44%
Potassium 733mg 21%
Total Carbs 13.87g 4%
Dietary Fiber 4.8g 16%
Sugars 5.01g 3%
Protein 29.35g 47%



  • julie moore
    July 27, 2010
    Thanks for the heads up . . . don't know how that happened!
    • John Spottiswood
      July 20, 2010
      Thanks for sharing Julie! Looks like some of the ingredients were duplicated (e.g. napa cabbage, romaine, bell pepper, etc.), but should be pretty easy for people to figure that out. Looks yummy.

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