Asian Chicken Salad

This Asian-inspired main dish chicken salad can be served cold or warm.



by 2  people


add your rating
add a comment
Servings: 6
Total Time: 1 hr 35 mins
Recent Activity:
 
savings in
 
Ingredients
  • see savings
    On Sale
    6   
    medium skinless, boneless chicken breast halves (2 to 2-1/2 lb.)
  • see savings
    On Sale
     
    Salt and ground black pepper
  • see savings
    On Sale
    2   tablespoons 
    hoisin sauce (from the Oriental section of the supermarket)
  • see savings
    On Sale
    1  6  ounce package 
    rice stick noodles
  • see savings
    On Sale
    1   
    recipe Asian Dressing (see recipe below)
  • see savings
    On Sale
    1  6  ounce package 
    baby spinach
  • see savings
    On Sale
    1   tablespoon 
    toasted sesame seeds
  • see savings
    On Sale
     
    Slivered green onions (optional)
Asian Dressing
  • see savings
    On Sale
    3/4  cup 
    rice vinegar
  • see savings
    On Sale
    1/3  cup 
    salad oil
  • see savings
    On Sale
    3   tablespoons 
    hoisin sauce
  • see savings
    On Sale
    2   tablespoons 
    soy sauce
  • see savings
    On Sale
    1 1/2  teaspoons 
    grated fresh ginger or 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • see savings
    On Sale
    1/4  teaspoon 
    crushed red pepper


Directions
1.
Preheat oven to 375 degree F. Arrange chicken breast halves in a 3-quart rectangular baking dish or a 13x9x2-inch baking pan. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Brush tops of chicken breasts with hoisin sauce. Bake, uncovered, for 35 to 40 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink (170 degrees F). Cool slightly; cover and chill at least 1 hour or until ready to serve (up to 2 days).
2.
Meanwhile, cook rice stick noodles according to package directions. Drain; rinse with cold water. Drain well. Snip cooked rice stick noodles in a few places; transfer to a resealable plastic bag. Close bag. Chill until ready to serve. Prepare and chill Asian Dressing.
3.
To serve, arrange spinach on 6 servings plates. Top spinach with cooked rice stick noodles. Place chilled chicken breasts on rice sticks. Drizzle with Asian Dressing. Sprinkle with sesame seeds and green onions. Makes 6 servings.
Asian Dressing
1.
In a screw-top jar combine rice vinegar, salad oil, hoisin sauce, soy sauce, grated fresh ginger or ground ginger, and crushed red pepper. Cover and shake well; chill until ready to serve (up to 1 week).

Variation
  • Cooking Club Directions: Divide cooked chicken, cooked rice stick noodles, spinach, and sesame seeds into self-sealing plastic bags for each member. Divide Asian Dressing into plastic storage containers. Refrigerate up to 1 day.
Tip
  • Test Kitchen Tips: You can bake two batches of chicken breasts at once. If you don't have two 3-quart dishes, chicken can be baked in several different size pans. Line the pans with foil to help cleanup. Make all the dressing at once and divide into individual containers.
Tip
  • Serving: Assemble as above in Step 3.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 434, Fat, total (g) 16, chol. (mg) 88, sat. fat (g) 3, carb. (g) 30, Monosaturated fat (g) 6, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 5, fiber (g) 1, sugar (g) 5, pro. (g) 38, vit. A (IU) 2721.05, vit. C (mg) 8.27, Thiamin (mg) 0.27, Riboflavin (mg) 0.35, Niacin (mg) 13.23, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0.74, Folate (g) 60.48, Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 0.37, sodium (mg) 733, Potassium (mg) 467, calcium (mg) 70.68, iron (mg) 2.34, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
Add Your Review
 Articles
Make-Ahead Layered Chicken Fiesta Salad
... lunch. It wasn't until I saw this layered chicken fiesta salad recipe that I thought about...: Just take the original idea and scale up. click here for our layered chicken salad recipe I used a... dips, step aside; layered salads are taking center stage. Get the recipe for the layered chicken fiesta... read more...
Asian Street Sandwiches: Vegan Friendly, Meat-Lovers Delight
...Asian style sandwiches are one of my family's favorite foods. However, having a vegan daughter... makes going out to enjoy them a little tricky. So, when I found this mouth-watering Asian street.... Get the recipe for Asian Street Sandwiches here!... read more...
Mexican Corn Summer Pasta Salad
...Pasta salad is a summertime lunch staple for me. It's great to be able to load up on my daily dose... produce during this time of year, this Summer Pasta Salad with Grilled Vegetables will provide a vibrant... for eating outside. Click here for our summer pasta salad with grilled vegetables Another favorite summer... read more...
how tos
Food Blogs We Love
see more blogs

shop our favorite products