Asian Chicken Salad

Asian Chicken Salad

Asian Chicken Salad

Asian Chicken Salad

  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes


This is a perfect recipe for planned leftovers which reduce prep time and cut waste. The homemade dressing is full of rich flavors, but a prepared Asian dressing could be used to save even more time.



  • 2 cups Sesame Chicken, sliced
  • 4 cups salad greens, chopped
  • 2 celery stalks, chopped
  • 2 carrots, chopped
  • ½ cup green onions, chopped
  • 1 carton cherry tomatoes
  • 1 cup Mandarin oranges, drained
  • 1 Tbsp sesame seeds, toasted
  • 4 tsp almonds, sliced (optional)

Salad Dressing

  • ¾ cup olive oil
  • 1/3 cup rice** or apple cider vinegar
  • ½ cup soy sauce
  • 3 Tbsp honey
  • ¼ cup water
  • 3 tsp garlic, minced
  • 2 tsp ground ginger


Homemade Asian Salad Dressing

In a small bowl, combine all dressing ingredients and whisk together thoroughly. Cover and heat in microwave for about 30 seconds to ensure that honey is dissolved. Shake well before serving.


In a large bowl, combine salad greens, celery, carrots, onions, tomatoes, and Mandarin oranges; toss well. Layer sliced, cooked chicken over salad. Sprinkle with sesame seeds. Serve with Homemade Asian Salad Dressing. Garnish with sliced almonds if desired.


Store leftover salad dressing covered in the refrigerator.

Keywords: salad, planned leftovers, asian chicken salad, homemade asian salad dressing, chicken

Asian Chicken Salad


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