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Fast & Easy Recipe For Giada De Laurentiis Asian Chicken Salad

Summer of Salads: Asian Chicken Salad

I've consumed countless salads over the last few months, from heirloom tomato panzanella to Niçoise salad and everything in between. But I'd almost forgotten about the American café favorite, Asian chicken salad, until I found myself watching Giada at Home one afternoon, and had yet another "must make this" moment. Her version is topped with sliced, roasted chicken and coated in a not-too-cloying soy dressing. The result is a light, yet hearty salad that I could eat over and over again. See for yourself when you check out the recipe.

Asian Chicken Salad

Asian Chicken Salad

Fast, Easy Giada De Laurentiis Recipe For Chinese Chicken Salad

Ingredients

  1. Salad:
  2. 1 large carrot, peeled
  3. 3 cups shredded napa cabbage, from 1 small cabbage
  4. 3 cups shredded romaine lettuce, from 1 small lettuce
  5. 1 small red bell pepper, seeded and deveined, thinly sliced
  6. 2 tablespoons fresh Thai basil leaves or fresh mint leaves, chopped
  7. 2 cups thinly sliced store-bought rotisserie chicken (about 2 small chicken breasts)
  8. 1/2 cup pine nuts
  9. 1 tablespoon toasted white or black sesame seeds
  1. Dressing:
  2. 1/4 cup peanut or vegetable oil
  3. 2 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
  4. 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  5. 1/2 teaspoon granulated sugar
  6. Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  7. 1/2 cup chow mein noodles, for garnish

Directions

  1. For the salad: Using a vegetable peeler, shave the carrot and add to a large salad bowl. Stir in the cabbage, lettuce, pepper, Thai basil, chicken, almonds, and sesame seeds.
  2. For the dressing: In a small bowl, whisk together the oil, soy sauce, vinegar, and sugar until smooth. Season with salt and pepper, to taste, if using.
  3. Pour the dressing over the salad and toss well. Garnish with the chow mein noodles and serve.

Serves 4 to 6.


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nancita nancita 7 years
I think this looks yummy. I should put more noodles in salads.
kurniakasih kurniakasih 7 years
LMAO, Anonymous. I watched that a long time ago. Loved it. Hmmm...may try this recipe.
JessieSP JessieSP 7 years
This doesn't look so good to me but it may taste great. I don't know. Who else has tried this one and is it good.
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