Sesame Chicken Salad

You can do it! Create an Asian restaurant-style salad with your grill.

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

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
  • 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.

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 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.