Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Asian Chicken Salad

Want flavors that explode in your mouth? Try this delicious salad. It can be a low calorie meal itself or a great side dish to stir fry or other favorite Asian main dishes.

Ingredients: (organic is always recommended!)
3 TB rice vinegar
2 TB Braggs liguid aminos (or organic soy sauce, NEVER non-organic)
1 TB ground organic ginger (fresh can be used if you have it, add 2-3 TB)
2 ts wasabi powder
3 TB organic sugar (I prefer sucanat. Just never use white refined sugar for anything...except a craft project ;)
1 TB sesame seeds
1/2 cup organic sesame oil
1 bag pre-shredded red cabbage
6 cups chopped romaine, organic
1 cup shredded carrots, organic
1 cup diced pineapple
1 cup diced mango
2 cups diced cooked chicken, organic
1 cup cooked chow mein noodles

Whisk together vinegar, braggs or soy sauce, ginger, wasabi powder, sugar, and sesame seeds in a small bowl until well blended. While whisking, pour oil into bowl in a thin stream. Set aside.

In a large bowl, toss together cabbage, romaine,  carrots, pineapple, mango, chicken, and noodles. Pour dressing over mixture and toss gently. Serve.

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