Seven-Layer Chinese Chicken Salad

Just 15 minutes is needed to layer ingredients that toss into a delicious chicken salad with a gingery dressing.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 15 min
  • Servings 5

Ingredients

Salad

5
cups shredded romaine lettuce
1
package (3 oz) Oriental-flavor ramen noodle soup mix
2
cups finely chopped cooked chicken
1
can (11 oz) Green Giant™ SteamCrisp® Niblets® white shoepeg corn, drained
1
large tomato, finely chopped
2
medium green onions, finely chopped (2 tablespoons)
1/2
cup coarsely chopped unsalted dry-roasted peanuts

Dressing

2
tablespoons sugar
1
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon pepper
3/4
teaspoon grated gingerroot
1/4
cup vegetable oil
3
tablespoons white vinegar

  • 1 In bottom of large (3-quart) clear glass serving bowl, arrange lettuce. Discard seasoning packet from soup mix; coarsely crush noodles. Layer noodles and remaining salad ingredients, in order listed, over lettuce.
  • 2 In small jar with tight-fitting lid, shake dressing ingredients until well blended. Pour over salad. Serve immediately.

Expert Tips

Potluck? Double the ingredients and use a very large salad bowl.

This prize-winning recipe was created by Ellen Nishimura of Fair Oaks, California, and won $2,000 in a national recipe contest.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
470
(
Calories from Fat
240),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
26g
26%
(Saturated Fat
5g,
5%
Trans Fat
1g
1%
),
Cholesterol
50mg
50%;
Sodium
980mg
980%;
Total Carbohydrate
33g
33%
(Dietary Fiber
4g
4%
  Sugars
9g
9%
),
Protein
23g
23%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
60%;
Vitamin C
30%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.