Chinese Chicken Salad Recipe


Preparation Time50 MinCooking Time20 Min
Ready In1 Hr 10 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings5
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Boneless chicken breasts1 Pound
 Peanut oil1 Teaspoon
 Water1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Whole green onions5 , 1 halved and 4 thinly sliced on the diagonal
 Ginger slice1⁄4 Inch, crushed (Fresh)
 Dry sherry/Rice wine vinegar1 Tablespoon
 Salt1 Teaspoon
 Pepper1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Maifun2 Ounce
 Head of lettuce1 Small, torn in small pieces
 Cucumber1 , seeded, thinly sliced
 Sesame seeds2 Tablespoon, toasted
 Dry mustard1 Teaspoon
 Sugar3 Tablespoon
 Vegetable oil1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Sesame oil2 Tablespoon
 Rice wine vinegar6 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 481 Calories from Fat 294

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 33 g51.5%

Saturated Fat 4.7 g23.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 52.6 mg

Sodium 509.1 mg21.2%

Total Carbohydrates 23 g7.7%

Dietary Fiber 2 g8.1%

Sugars 10.1 g

Protein 23 g45.6%

Vitamin A 50.1% Vitamin C 21.4%

Calcium 8.9% Iron 11.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1) In a stockpot, place chicken with water, 1 whole green onion cut into half, ginger, sherry, and 1/2 teaspoon each of salt and pepper.
2) Heat the chicken mixture and bring to boil.
3) Put the lid and simmer for 20 minutes.
4) Take the pot away from heat and allow to cool.
5) Pass the broth through cheese cloth and save for soup.

6) Shred chicken, allow to cool, cover and refrigerate until needed.
7) In a wok, heat little vegetable or peanut oil until hot.
8) Stir in small bunches of maifun and saute until crisp.
9) Using slotted spoon remove maifun and drain on paper towels.
10) In a salad bowl, place lettuce with cold chicken, cucumber, sesame seeds, and remaining onions.
11) Top the chicken mixture with fried maifun.

12) In a jar with tight fitting lid, place together mustard, sugar, vegetable oil, sesame oil, rice-wine vinegar, and remaining salt and pepper.
13) Put the lid tightly and shake well until mixed.
14) Stream the vinegar mixture over salad and toss gently.

15) Serve the salad with toasted white and black sesame if desired.