Polynesian Chicken Salad

Dinner ready in 20 minutes! Try chicken salad in a new way - perfect if you love Island cuisine.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 20 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

2
teaspoons sesame seed
2
cups water
1
package (3 oz) chicken-flavor ramen noodle soup mix
1
can (8 oz) pineapple tidbits, drained, 2 tablespoons juice reserved
2
tablespoons white vinegar
2
tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
1
tablespoon honey
1/2
teaspoon ground ginger
3
cups shredded cabbage
1
cup cut-up cooked chicken
8
medium green onions, sliced (1/2 cup)
1/2
cup shredded carrot
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. In ungreased shallow pan, spread sesame seed. Bake 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until golden brown and aromatic. Set aside.
  • 2 In 2-quart saucepan, heat water to boiling. Break up ramen noodles before opening pouch. Remove seasoning packet from pouch. Add ramen noodles to boiling water. Cook 2 to 3 minutes, stirring occasionally, until noodles are tender; drain. Rinse in cold water to cool; drain.
  • 3 In small bowl or 1-cup measuring cup, mix reserved pineapple juice, 1/2 teaspoon seasoning from ramen seasoning packet, the vinegar, soy sauce, honey and ginger. Set aside.
  • 4 In large bowl, mix noodles, pineapple, cabbage, chicken, onions and carrot. Stir in dressing and sesame seed.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
260
(
Calories from Fat
70),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
8%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
Trans Fat
1 1/2g
1 1/2%
),
Cholesterol
30mg
30%;
Sodium
670mg
670%;
Total Carbohydrate
33g
33%
(Dietary Fiber
4g
4%
  Sugars
16g
16%
),
Protein
14g
14%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
40%;
Vitamin C
45%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.