A bowl of Chinese chicken salad topped with wontons and sesame seeds.
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Chinese Chicken Salad

This recipe for Chinese chicken salad is loaded with chicken, veggies, wontons and almonds, all tossed in a sesame ginger dressing. An impressive salad that's perfect for potlucks and parties!
Course Salad
Cuisine Asian
Keyword chicken salad, Chinese chicken salad
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 1 minute
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 374kcal
Author Sara Welch

Ingredients

For the salad

  • 4 cups green cabbage shredded
  • 1 cup purple cabbage shredded
  • 1 cup carrots shredded
  • 1/4 cup sliced green onions plus more for garnish
  • 3 cups cooked chicken
  • 1/2 cup slivered almonds toasted
  • 3/4 cup wonton strips
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds

For the dressing

  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup rice vinegar
  • 1/4 cup hoisin sauce
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon fresh ginger finely grated
  • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil

Instructions

  • Place the green cabbage, purple cabbage, carrots, green onions, chicken and almonds in a bowl.
  • For the dressing: Combine all dressing ingredients in a bowl; whisk until well combined.
  • Pour the dressing over the cabbage mixture. Toss to coat evenly. Sprinkle the wonton strips and sesame seeds over the salad.
  • Garnish with sliced green onions, then serve immediately.

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Nutrition

Calories: 374kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Sodium: 380mg | Potassium: 273mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 3775IU | Vitamin C: 26.8mg | Calcium: 73mg | Iron: 1.1mg