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Sesame Chicken Salad

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Sesame Chicken Salad
  • Prep 40 min
  • Total 40 min
  • Servings 6
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You can do it! Create an Asian restaurant-style salad with your grill.
Updated Apr 3, 2009

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

Steps

  • 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.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Short on time? Use a purchased salad dressing for the homemade Double-Sesame Dressing.
  • tip 2
    Soy sauces can vary greatly in color and flavor. Explore an Asian market, and experiment with an Asian soy sauce.

Nutrition

290 Calories, 18 g Total Fat, 21 g Protein, 15 g Total Carbohydrate

Nutrition Facts

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