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Chinese Chicken Salad_small

Chinese Chicken Salad

Prep time:
7 minutes 
Cooking time:
15 minutes 
Total time:
22 minutes 
Ease of prep:
Easy 
Makes 4 Servings
 
Portion size:
1/4 of recipe 

x 4 servings

Nutrition Per Serving

Calories:
194.0 
Carbohydrates:
16.0g
Protein:
22.0g
Fat:
5.0g
Cholesterol:
48.0mg
Sodium:
346.0mg

Exchanges

Starch:
0.0 
Vegetable:
0.0 
Fruit:
1.0 
Meat:
3.0 
Fat:
0.0 
Milk:
0.0 
Print

Eat across the rainbow with this Chinese Chicken Salad recipe. Only 194 calories per serving, this dish uses a variety of colorful fruits and veggies including broccoli, water chestnuts, mandarin oranges, crushed red pepper, Chinese cabbage and ginger.

Ingredients

  • 2  (4 oz) boneless, skinless chicken breast halves
  • 1  (10 oz) package frozen broccoli florets, thawed
  • 1/2  cup(s)  sliced water chestnuts, drained
  • 1/2  cup(s)  mandarin oranges in light syrup, drained
  • 1  tsp  grated orange rind
  • 1/3  cup(s)  orange juice
  • 3  Tbsp  cider vinegar
  • 1  Tbsp  low-sodium soy sauce
  • 2  tsp  granulated sugar substitute
  • 1 1/2  tsp  dark sesame oil
  • 1/4  tsp  salt
  • 1/4  tsp  ground ginger
  • 1/8  tsp  dried crushed red pepper
  • 4  cup(s)  Chinese cabbage, shredded
  • 1  Tbsp  sesame seeds, toasted
  • 2  Tbsp  chow mein noodles

Directions

  1. Place chicken in a nonstick skillet; add water to cover. Bring to a boil; cover, reduce heat and simmer 15 minutes or until tender. Drain; cut chicken into strips.
  2. Combine chicken strips, broccoli, water chestnuts and oranges. Combine orange rind and next 8 ingredients. Pour juice mixture over chicken mixture; toss lightly.
  3. To serve, arrange 1 cup cabbage on each of 4 serving plates, and top evenly with chicken mixture. Sprinkle evenly with noodles and sesame seeds.

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