The Best Chopped Chinese Chicken Salad Recipe

The Best Chopped Chinese Chicken Salad Recipe

The Best Chopped Chinese Chicken Salad Recipe

Ingredients

For the Salad Dressing:

  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1/3 cup rice vinegar
  • 1/4 cup hoisin sauce
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon fresh ginger grated
  • 1/2 teaspoon toasted sesame oil

For the Salad:

  • 4 cups cooked chicken shredded or diced
  • 1 pound Napa cabbage cored and finely shredded
  • 2 cups red cabbage cored and finely shredded
  • 1 cup shredded carrots
  • 1 bunch scallions thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro minced
  • 1 cup fried wonton strips
  • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds for garnish, optional

Instructions

To make the dressing:

  1. In a small jar with a tight-fitting lid, combine oil, vinegar, hoisin sauce, soy sauce, ginger, and sesame oil. Shake vigorously until combined.
  2. Allow flavors to blend at room temperature while preparing the rest of the salad. Or, refrigerate for up to 4 days.

To make the salad:

  1. In a large bowl, combine the chicken, cabbage, carrots, scallions, and cilantro. Shake the dressing to recombine and pour over the salad.
  2. Toss until evenly coated. Sprinkle with chow mein noodles and sesame seeds, if using, and serve.