Chinese Chicken Salad

“Every good cook needs a recipe for Chinese Chicken Salad at her fingertips. I thought I'd share mine with you. The dressing is divine. This never fails to please! I usually roast a chicken in the oven for this -- but if I'm running short on time, I'll pick up a roasted chicken at the grocery store or Costco. I normally double the dressing part of the recipe -- just so I don't come up short.”
READY IN:
1hr 40mins
SERVES:
8
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. To assemble salad (do this as close to serving as is possible).
  2. Combine shredded cabbage, green onions, cilantro, water chestnuts & almonds. If making ahead, omit the almonds until final assembly.
  3. Add chicken to cabbage mixture along either broken/crushed Top Ramen noodles. Mix well.
  4. To make dressing:
  5. Combine all ingredients and mix thoroughly (I use a screw top jar to make the dressing in).
  6. Pour dressing over salad and toss to coat.
  7. This is a great main dish served with some fresh fruit and croissants.
  8. Cooking time reflects the time to roast a chicken.

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