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Thai Chicken Salad
Thai Chicken Salad

Category: Entree Salad | Serves: 4

(89 ratings)

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 299
Protein: 32 g
Carbs: 12 g
Fat: 12 g
Saturated Fat: 2 g
Sodium: 783 mg
Fiber: 4 g

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Gourmet salads are all the rage - but did you know how easy they are to make? This low-fat version is a hit!
Ingredients:
Salad:
2 1/2 C chopped cooked chicken breast (about 11 oz cooked/10 oz raw)
1 C thinly sliced Romaine lettuce
1 C thinly sliced Napa (Chinese) cabbage
1 C red bell pepper strips
1 C fresh bean sprouts
1 C grated carrot
1/2 C snow peas
2 tbsp chopped green onions
1 tbsp sesame seeds, toasted
2 tbsp fresh cilantro, chopped (optional)

Dressing:
1/4 C seasoned rice vinegar
1/4 C lite soy sauce
2 tbsp creamy peanut butter
1 tbsp dark sesame oil
1 tsp minced fresh ginger
1 tsp minced garlic
1/4 tsp crushed red pepper (optional)

*Option: may substitute bottled dressing such as low-fat Chinese Chicken Salad or low-fat Soy Ginger Vinaigrette. You can also substitute 2 C cubed firm tofu in place of the chicken.
Directions:
1 Dressing: Combine all ingredients and stir with whisk.
2 Salad: Combine chicken through green onions. Drizzle with dressing and toss gently to coat.
3 Sprinkle with sesame seeds and cilantro if desired. Makes 6 cups
4 ENJOY!

Ratings & Reviews
(89 ratings)
tastilicious
Reviewed By: Defiance
awesome, thai food is the best and a lot of healthy stuff.
Jan 18, 2009
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