Chinese Chicken Salad
A crunchy texture and Asian flavors make Chinese chicken salad a popular main dish. From classic Chinese chicken salad to Chinese chicken salad dressing, these easy recipes infuse a bit of culture in your cooking.See Popular Chinese Chicken Salad Recipes
Joanne Chang prepares this salad when she's craving Chinese food but wants something light and easy. She sometimes makes it even crunchier by adding napa cabbage, cucumbers and carrots.
Before too long, you know it'll happen: you'll be watching the evening news and there it'll be, that "band of high pressure" marching steadily your way, and the weatherman (always strangely chipper about these things) announcing, "Looks like another heat wave!" Ugh. There's hot, and then there's hot -- like fry-the-egg-on-the-sidewalk hot.
Poaching results in tender, juicy chicken with no added fat for this colorful, Asian-inspired salad.
Layers of Napa cabbage, store-bought roast chicken, and mandarin orange make this a tangy, crunchy main-dish salad perfect for all seasons. The whole family will love its naturally sugar-free sweet and sour dressing.
Uncooked ramen noodles add a crunchy note to this flavor-packed chicken and vegetable salad.
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Combine jicama, the crisp root vegetable from Mexico, with a medley or other fresh vegetables and grilled chicken in this main dish salad recipe.
Double the flavor, halve the work--simply by using the same tangy combination of coconut milk, lime juice and brown sugar for both poaching the chicken and dressing the salad. Crisp romaine lettuce, cabbage and snow peas add freshness and an irresistible crunch.
The pineapple-sesame dressing softens the uncooked ramen noodles to give the salad the right amount of crunch.
Snow peas aren't just for stir-fries. Thinly sliced, their crunchy texture and sweet taste combine with a creamy Asian dressing to make this salad special.
Jicama, a crisp root vegetable, stars in this grilled chicken salad with carrot, cucumbers, and enoki mushrooms. A light sprinkling of peanuts adds crunch and flavor.