Crunchy Chicken Salad

Picnic time! Pack Crunchy Chicken Salad for your next picnic in the park!

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 22 min
  • Servings 6

3
tablespoons butter or margarine
1
package (3 ounces) Oriental-flavor ramen noodle soup mix
2
tablespoons sesame seed
1/4
cup sugar
1/4
cup white vinegar
1
tablespoon vegetable oil
1/2
teaspoon pepper
2
cups cut-up cooked chicken
1/2
cup dry-roasted peanuts
4
medium green onions, sliced (1/4 cup)
1
bag (16 ounces) coleslaw mix

  • 1 Melt butter in 10-inch skillet over medium heat. Stir in seasoning packet from noodles. Break block of noodles into bite-size pieces over skillet; stir noodles into butter mixture. Cook 2 minutes, stirring constantly; stir in sesame seed. Cook about 2 minutes longer, stirring constantly, until noodles are golden brown.
  • 2 Mix sugar, vinegar, oil and pepper in large bowl. Add remaining ingredients and noodle mixture; toss.

Expert Tips

Keep your salad crunchy by tossing in the noodles just before serving.

Precooked frozen chicken from the meat department is a great thing to have on hand for ready-to-go recipes like this.

For extra flavor and color, stir in an 11-ounce can of mandarin orange slices, drained.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
360
(
Calories from Fat
200 ),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
22 g
22 %
(Saturated Fat
7 g,
7 %
),
Cholesterol
55 mg
55 %;
Sodium
370 mg
370 %;
Total Carbohydrate
24 g
24 %
(Dietary Fiber
4 g
4 %
),
Protein
20 g
20 %
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
44%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
12%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 2 Vegetable; 2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.