Crunchy Asian Chicken Salad

With convenient coleslaw mix and ramen noodles, you can create a tasty main-dish salad in just 15 minutes.

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

Ingredients

2
tablespoons butter or margarine
1
package (3 oz) oriental-flavor ramen noodle soup mix
2
tablespoons sesame seed
1/4
cup sugar
1/4
cup white vinegar
1
tablespoon dark sesame oil
1/2
teaspoon pepper
2
cups cut-up cooked chicken
1/4
cup dry-roasted peanuts, if desired
4
medium green onions, sliced (1/4 cup)
1
bag (16 oz) coleslaw mix (8 cups)
1
can (11 oz) mandarin orange segments, drained

  • 1 In 10-inch skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Stir in seasoning packet from soup mix. Break block of noodles into bite-size pieces over skillet; stir into butter mixture. Cook noodles 2 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in sesame seed. Cook about 2 minutes longer, stirring occasionally, until noodles are golden brown; remove from heat.
  • 2 In large glass or plastic bowl, mix sugar, vinegar, oil and pepper. Add noodle mixture and remaining ingredients; toss. Serve immediately.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving (about 1 1/4 Cups)
Calories
290
(
Calories from Fat
120),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
13g
13%
(Saturated Fat
4g,
4%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
),
Cholesterol
50mg
50%;
Sodium
260mg
260%;
Total Carbohydrate
26g
26%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
16g
16%
),
Protein
16g
16%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%;
Vitamin C
35%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.