Sesame Chicken Salad

  • Prep Time 40 min
  • Total Time 40 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

Ingredients

Chicken

2
teaspoons vegetable oil
2
teaspoons soy sauce
4
boneless skinless chicken breasts (1 1/4 lb)

Double-Sesame Dressing

1/3
cup vegetable oil
1/4
cup white vinegar
1
tablespoon sesame seed, toasted
1
teaspoon sesame oil
1/2
teaspoon sugar

Salad

6
cups chopped Chinese (napa) cabbage or lettuce
1
cup thinly sliced cucumber
1
cup shredded carrots (1 1/2 medium)
1
jar (7 oz) baby corn, drained

Directions

  • 1 Heat gas or charcoal grill. In small bowl, mix 2 teaspoons vegetable oil and the soy sauce; brush on both sides of chicken. Brush grill rack with vegetable oil. Place chicken on grill. Cover grill; cook over medium heat 15 to 20 minutes, turning once, until juice of chicken is clear when center of thickest part is cut (170°F).
  • 2 Meanwhile, in small bowl, beat all dressing ingredients with wire whisk.
  • 3 In large bowl, toss all salad ingredients with dressing; divide among 6 serving plates. Cut chicken diagonally into 1/2-inch slices. Top salads with chicken.

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Tips

Expert Tips

Short on time? Use a purchased salad dressing for the homemade Double-Sesame Dressing.

Soy sauces can vary greatly in color and flavor. Explore an Asian market, and experiment with an Asian soy sauce.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
290
(
Calories from Fat
160 ),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
18 g
18 %
(Saturated Fat
3 g,
3 %
),
Cholesterol
50 mg
50 %;
Sodium
240 mg
240 %;
Total Carbohydrate
15 g
15 %
(Dietary Fiber
4 g
4 %
),
Protein
21 g
21 %
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
70%;
Vitamin C
56%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
3 Vegetable; 2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.